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Mechanic Street Footbridge

Photo 

Courtesy of Waterville Historical Society

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BH Photo #443626

Map 

Description 

Was at the base of Mechanic Street and allowed pedestrians to cross the Miami and Erie Canal.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Miami and Erie Canal on pedestrian trail
Location
Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built about 1912 to allow pedestrians to cross the Miami and Erie Canal
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50071, -83.72042   (decimal degrees)
41°30'03" N, 83°43'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/272938/4597916 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84469 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring pony truss (240)
Bowstring truss (465)
Built 1912 (784)
Built during 1910s (9,177)
Lost (21,310)
Lucas County, Ohio (61)
Ohio (3,092)
Pony truss (15,560)
Truss (30,963)
Waterville, Ohio (3)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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