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Dayton View Covered Bridge (1854)

Photos 

Buillt in 1854, photo prior to 1871 expansion

The old Dayton View Bridge was built in 1854. The flood of 1852 washed the first bridge, erected in 1819. This one was built two years later.

Photo taken by Lutzenberger, William, 1853-1941

View this photo at content.daytonmetrolibrary.org

BH Photo #465491

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Miami River near present Monument Ave. Bridge location
Location
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1854. Replaced a bridge washed out in 1852. Three bowstrings added to the east end. Covered spans replaced in early 1880s.
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Co. of Dayton, Ohio [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
- D.H. & C.C. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76305, -84.20190   (decimal degrees)
39°45'47" N, 84°12'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/739685/4405203 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88005 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2021: Updated by Luke: Removed category "Possibly Morrison" as it's been confirmed via LostBridges
  • January 31, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: corrected loccation

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com