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C&LE - Swan Creek Bridge

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O&E - Swan Creek Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #285216

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Swan Creek on Ohio Electric Railway
Location
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1909
Builders
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
- Toledo-Massillon Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio (Fabrication)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Ohio Electric Railway (OE)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 164.0 ft.
Also called
Ohio Electric - Swan Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64296, -83.54992   (decimal degrees)
41°38'35" N, 83°32'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/287637/4613277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Toledo
Inventory number
BH 61325 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • May 1, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added contractor from Engineering News-Record Volume 59
  • June 11, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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