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Waterville Bridge (1904)

Photo 

Waterville Old Wagon Bridge

looking northeast after collapse

Photo from Waterviille History

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #468025

Map 

Description 

Substructure reused on the 1948 bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Mechanic Street
Location
Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built 1904; One span collapsed in 1941 and replaced in 1948.
Design
(5)11-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50006, -83.71341   (decimal degrees)
41°30'00" N, 83°42'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/273521/4597826 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1904 (543)
Built during 1900s (6,974)
Lost (23,114)
Lost 1941 (40)
Lost during 1940s (357)
Lucas County, Ohio (67)
Ohio (3,251)
Pratt through truss (5,149)
Pratt truss (8,948)
Superstructure replaced (62)
Through truss (14,422)
Truss (31,769)
Waterville, Ohio (4)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added and fixed information
  • March 18, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • March 18, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com