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Perry Street Bridge

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Description 

This unique structure appears to have 1 conventional span, while the other 2 were built continuous.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maumee River on Perry Street
Location
Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1879; Replaced 1929
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Also called
River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38761, -84.12238   (decimal degrees)
41°23'15" N, 84°07'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/740601/4585783 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Napoleon East
Inventory number
BH 71651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

14-panel truss (20)
19th Century (7,838)
Built 1879 (103)
Built during 1870s (1,157)
Henry County, Ohio (36)
Lost (26,361)
Lost 1929 (69)
Lost during 1920s (553)
Maumee River (43)
Napoleon, Ohio (11)
Ohio (3,673)
Pin-connected (4,043)
Replaced by new bridge (17,864)
Smith Bridge Co. (96)
Through truss (15,721)
Truss (33,869)
Whipple truss (419)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Maumee River", "Pin-connected", "14-panel truss"
  • June 16, 2020: New photos from Art Suckewer
  • June 3, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • May 23, 2019: New photo from David Shedlock
  • April 2, 2016: Added by ArtS

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