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Superior Viaduct

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Detroit Avenue Superior Viaduct Bridge (Old)

Old past bridge gone but the stone arch

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #284603

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Overview
Deck truss swing bridge on Superior Street over Cuyahoga River
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Stone arch approach is still in use.
History
Built 1875; Replaced by the Detroit-Superior High Level Bridge in 1917; Swing span removed 1923;
Railroads
- Cleveland Railway
- Streetcar
Design
Deck truss swing bridge w/stone arch approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49510, -81.70370   (decimal degrees)
41°29'42" N, 81°42'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441262/4593959 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 61153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,180)
Arch (11,200)
Built 1875 (92)
Built during 1870s (898)
Cleveland Railway (4)
Cleveland, Ohio (103)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (172)
Cuyahoga River (47)
Deck arch (10,439)
Deck truss (1,510)
Have street view (22,097)
Movable (2,705)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Ohio (2,918)
Open (36,583)
Pin-connected (3,225)
Rail-and-Road (314)
Railroad (13,095)
Stone arch (2,651)
Streetcar (214)
Swing (1,248)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2017: New Street View added by Luke
  • January 25, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 17, 2015: Updated by Luke: Image + information
  • June 1, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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