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Cherry Street Bridge (1865)

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Description 

Information about the design appears scanty, and it seems to have been repaired and rebuilt multiple times. LostBridges.org indicates that it was either a trestle with a movable span or a multi-span Howe truss.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Maumee River on Cherry Street
Location
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Completed September 1865; damaged by ice 1867, 1881, and 1883; replaced by iron truss bridge 1884
Design
Multi-span, uncovered Howe through truss with a through truss swing span
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65225, -83.52774   (decimal degrees)
41°39'08" N, 83°31'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/289514/4614254 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94711 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,838)
Built 1865 (46)
Built during 1860s (548)
Howe through truss (460)
Howe truss (574)
Lost (26,362)
Lost 1884 (14)
Lost during 1880s (84)
Lucas County, Ohio (78)
Maumee River (43)
Movable (3,059)
Navigable waterway (2,175)
Ohio (3,673)
Replaced by new bridge (17,865)
Swing (1,516)
Through truss (15,721)
Toledo, Ohio (54)
Truss (33,869)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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