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Lorain Road Bridge (1897)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Rocky River on Lorain Road & Cleveland & Elyria Electric Railway
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897; Replaced 1939
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Cleveland & Elyria Electric Railway
- Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co. (CSW)
- Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus Railway (CSC)
- Interurban
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,219.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.0 ft.
Also called
South Rocky River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45159, -81.82466   (decimal degrees)
41°27'06" N, 81°49'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/431120/4589218 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added railroads
  • July 4, 2021: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke