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Columbus Street Bridge

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Columbus Street Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #511867

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post deck truss bridge over railroad valley on Columbus Street
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1874 by the McNairy & Claflen Manufacturing Co.
Builder
- McNairy & Claflen Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Post deck truss with bowstring pony approach
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47853, -81.70030   (decimal degrees)
41°28'43" N, 81°42'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441531/4592117 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added historic photo, build date, builder, & categories "14-panel truss", "Stone piers"
  • November 12, 2021: Updated by Luke: Marked as post truss
  • November 12, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added truss type and approach design
  • November 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Columbus Street Bridge
Posted November 12, 2021, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Neat find Geoff!

Luke, you had a some way of putting this in a 'Post deck truss' category rather than 'other deck truss' and adding Post deck truss in the description. I couldn't find your comment where you explained doing so. Would you min either doing so or pointing me to the explanation?

Art S.