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Ottawa Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Blanchard River on Road
Location
Otttawa, Putnam County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio (also known as)
- D.H. & C.C. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
Design
(2)9-panel, pinned Whipple through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01613, -84.05059   (decimal degrees)
41°00'58" N, 84°03'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/748004/4544738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottawa
Inventory number
BH 72472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,225)
9-panel truss (290)
Built during 1880s (2,326)
Columbia Bridge Works (103)
D.H. & C.C. Morrison (89)
Finials (176)
Lost (30,559)
Ohio (4,874)
One-lane traffic (8,048)
Otttawa, Ohio (1)
Pin-connected (5,202)
Putnam County, Ohio (39)
Through truss (18,216)
Truss (37,251)
Whipple truss (490)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2019: Updated by Art Suckewer: added approximate build date
  • June 10, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

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

Comments 

Ottawa Bridge
Posted June 10, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Based on the 'bubbles' portal bracing, I'm guessing the build date is between 1877 and 1882.