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Jefferson Avenue Bascule Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #263827

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Description 

Cleveland had only 2 double leaf highway bridges the one near Middle Seneca is a Scherzer type is also removed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Jefferson Avenue
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1905
Builders
- Cowing Engineering Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- James A. Joyce
Design
This bascule bridge is a Rolling Bearing type designed by John P Cowing of Cleveland Ohio
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48230, -81.67625   (decimal degrees)
41°28'56" N, 81°40'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/443542/4592520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 57647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Built 1905 (728)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Cleveland, Ohio (103)
Cowing Engineering Co. (1)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (172)
Destroyed by fire (131)
Have street view (22,581)
James A. Joyce (1)
Lost (18,942)
Movable (2,712)
Ohio (2,928)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 17, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 8, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 16, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 17, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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