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West 3rd Street Bridge (Older)

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West 3rd Street Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #284684

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Description 

At one time Cleveland has past numberous movable bridges across the Cuyahoga River, most were swing span bridges however were replaced with bascule and lift span bridges. In the Cleveland's past has maybe or so 29 bridges and was reduce to 18 bridges, today Cleveland has 15 movable bridge structures.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on West 3rd Street
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1888; Destroyed by collision 1913
Railroads
- Cleveland Railway
- Streetcar
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48826, -81.68571   (decimal degrees)
41°29'18" N, 81°41'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/442758/4593188 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 61170 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1888 (181)
Built during 1880s (1,645)
Cleveland Railway (4)
Cleveland, Ohio (103)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (172)
Cuyahoga River (47)
Destroyed by collision (46)
Have street view (22,058)
Lost (18,667)
Lost 1913 (76)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Movable (2,704)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Ohio (2,919)
Owned by city (4,487)
Rail-and-Road (312)
Railroad (13,078)
Streetcar (214)
Struck by watercraft (14)
Swing (1,247)
Through truss (12,895)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 10, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • June 2, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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