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Blanchard Street Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Blanchard Street Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #503722

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Blanchard River on Blanchard Street
Location
Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.04039, -83.64129   (decimal degrees)
41°02'25" N, 83°38'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277988/4546602 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

10-panel truss (268)
19th Century (9,038)
Blanchard River (27)
Built 1891 (247)
Built during 1890s (3,278)
Findlay, Ohio (17)
Hancock County, Ohio (56)
Lattice Railing (504)
Lost (29,944)
Ohio (4,664)
One-lane traffic (7,993)
Owned by city (6,162)
Pin-connected (5,034)
Pratt through truss (6,227)
Pratt truss (10,534)
Replaced by new bridge (20,369)
Smith Bridge Co. (129)
Through truss (17,816)
Truss (36,713)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "10-panel truss", "Blanchard River", "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected", "Lattice Railing"
  • November 10, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder
  • August 22, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • August 22, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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