Great Flood of 1913

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2nd River Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Columbia Bridge Works Whipple span probably built ca. 1880, other span of unknown origin possibly added later.
Lost Whipple through truss at Middletown
Lost

3rd Street Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1889 by the King Bridge Company; Destroyed in the 1913 Flood.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Eel River on 3rd St.
Destroyed in the 1913 Flood.

3rd Street Bridge (North) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1876; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River (North Channel) on Third Street
Destroyed by flooding

3rd Street Bridge (South) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1870; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River (South Channel) on Third Street
Destroyed by flooding

6th Street Bridge (1885) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1885; opened to traffic December 7, 1885; destroyed by flood March 26, 1913; replaced 1914
Lost five-span through truss bridge over Muskingum River and canal on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bellpoint Covered Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built in 1877 by Reuben Partridge; destroyed by the 1913 flood.
Lost Partridge through truss bridge over Scioto River on Old 42
Destroyed in the Great 1913 Flood.

Beverly-Waterford Bridge (1881) (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1881; Destroyed by flooding 1913
Lost Pratt through truss swing and covered bridge over Muskingum River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Big Four RR - Olentangy River Bridge (Old) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Partially destroyed in flood of 1913; replaced 1916
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Olentangy River, US 23, & River Street on Big Four RR
Destroyed by flooding

Black Street Bridge (Old) (Butler County, Ohio)
Destroyed by flood 1913; replaced 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Black Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Blue Rock Road Bridge (Old) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built in either 1884 or 1902 by J.H. Hilton; destroyed 1913 in flood; replaced 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Blue Rock Road
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Muskingum River Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

BO - Wabash River Bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
Destroyed by flooding in 1913 and replaced
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Baltimore & Ohio
Destroyed by flooding

Broad Street Bridge (1884) (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1884; West span washed out during during flood of 1913
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Scioto River on Broad Street
Destroyed by flooding

Broadway Street Iron Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on S. Broadway (IN19) in Peru
Replaced by new bridge after 1913 flood

C&LE - Excello Bypass Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1912; 7 out of 8 spans destroyed in Great Flood of 1913; Gaps filled with a "temporary" timber stringer until closure in 1939
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Great Miami River on Ohio Electric Railway
Removed

Cedar Grove Bowstring (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Company; destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Whitewater River
Destroyed in the great 1913 flood

Central Avenue Bridge (Older) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1880's; Destroyed by flooding March 25, 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Olentangy River on Rt 37
Replaced by a new bridge

CH&I - Big Miami River Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built in in 1850s, lost in 1913 flood
Lost Deck truss bridge over Great Miami River on CH&I Railroad in Hamilton
Destroyed by flooding and replaced by a new bridge

Cherry Street Bridge (Old) (Stark County, Ohio)
Built in the 1870's to replace a succession of wooden bridges; destroyed by flood March 25, 1913
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on Cherry Street
Destroyed by flooding

Chesterville Covered Bridge 35-59-02x (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built 1863
Lost Bridge over Kokosing River on Oh 314
Built in 1863, destroyed in the flood of 1913

Cicott Street Bridge (1889) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1889-90 by the King Bridge Company; Destroyed in the 1913 Flood.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Cicott Street
Destroyed by flooding

Circleville Bridge (1881) (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Built 1881; destroyed in the 1913 flood
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Scioto River on Current-day route of US 22
Destroyed by flooding

Clark's Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1854; destroyed by flood 1913 and not replaced
Lost covered through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Township Road 166
Destroyed by flooding

Columbia Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1899 by the Wabash Bridge & Iron Works
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Columbia Street
Destroyed in 1913 flood

Coshocton Aqueduct (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1829; rebuilt many times over its lifetime; destroyed in flood of 1913
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Walhonding River on Ohio and Erie Canal
Destroyed by flooding

Country Club Suspension bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built to connect the Logansport Country Club with the Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Interurban line, perhaps Wabash Railroad as well
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Wabash River on Walkway bridge for Golfing club
Destroyed by flood

Denman Ford Bridge (1899) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1899-1900 by the Canton Bridge Company; 3 spans lost in the 1913 flood and bridge later replaced.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Walhonding River on County Road 23
3 of 4 spans destroyed by flooding on March 25, 1913.

Dresden Suspension Bridge (Pre 1909) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1853 by George Copland; destroyed by 1913 flood and replaced 1914
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Muskingum River on Muskingum Ave
Destroyed by flooding and replaced by a new bridge

FtW&WV - Wabash River Bridge (N) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built around 1906 by the Lafayette Engineering Co.; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River (North Channel) on Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co.
No longer exists

Gambier Street Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Truss bridge over Kokosing River on Gambier Street
Destroyed by flooding

Gaysport Bridge (1889) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1889 by Smith Bridge Co.; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muskingum River on County Road 66
Destroyed by flooding

Huss Street Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Destroyed in great 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Huss Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Indian Mill Bridge (Old) (Wyandot County, Ohio)
Built 1871 by John Kennedy to replace an earlier covered bridge built 1859-1860; destroyed by 1913 flood and replaced by steel truss bridge
Lost covered Howe through truss bridge over Sandusky River on County Road 47
Destroyed by flooding

Jackson St. Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple/Camelback truss bridge over Little Miami River on Jackson Street (now Loveland Ave.)
Destroyed in the 1913 flood and replaced with another bridge.

Jasper Bridge (1868) (Pike County, Ohio)
Built 1868 by T. Nesmith & Co; destroyed by 1913 flood
Lost covered truss bridge over Scioto River on Old OH-124
Destroyed by flooding

Lindsey Ford Bridge (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Built 1867; destroyed by 1913 flood
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Scioto River on Commercial Point Road (CR 4)
Replaced by a new bridge

Lock 17 Road Bridge (Pre-1913) (Tuscarawas County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on Lock 17 Road
Destroyed by flooding

Lost Bridge (1906) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1906, destroyed by flood on March 26, 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Lawrenceburg Road
Destroyed by flooding

Main Street Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1895; Lost to flooding in 1913.
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather

Market Street Bridge (1883) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1883 after previous bridge destroyed by flood; destroyed March 1913 by flood
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Market Street
Destroyed by flood

McConnelsville-Malta Bridge (1901) (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1901; partially destroyed in 1913 flood and replaced.
Lost Bridge over Muskingum River
Destroyed by flooding

Miami & Erie Canal Aqueduct (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Aqueduct over Mad River on the Miami & Eric Canal
Destroyed by flood

Middletown Bridge (Back Channel) (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1897; destroyed in 1913 flood; replaced 1915 by concrete viaduct
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Great Miami River (Back Channel) on Current OH-122
Replaced by a new bridge

Mound Street Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1891; Destroyed 1913 Flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Scioto River on Mound Street
Destroyed by flooding

Oatmeal Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost through truss bridge over Great Miami River
No longer exists

Old National Road Covered Bridge 35-30-31x (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1828; Weakened by Flood of 1913 and replaced
Lost Through truss bridge over Willis Creek on Old National Road (US 40)
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Portsmouth Scioto River Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built ca.1885; Destroyed in the Great Flood of 1913.
Lost Whipple Truss Bridge over Scioto River at 2nd Street (Likely location)
Replaced by a new bridge

Olmsted Falls Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1864 by Gib Doolittle; destroyed by flood March 25, 1913
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over West Branch Rocky River on Water Street
Destroyed by flooding

Philo-Duncan Falls Covered Bridge 35-60-U03x (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built January 13, 1875; Rebuilt 1884 on higher level; Damaged by wind in 1908 and 2 spans replaced with iron, washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding

PRR - Black Fork Bridge (Richland County, Ohio)
Destroyed by the flood of 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Black Fork Mohican River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

PRR - Black Fork Bridge (Richland County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Deck truss bridge over Black Fork Mohican River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

PRR - Great Miami River Bridge (Old) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built ?; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Killbuck Creek Bridge (Helmick) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Killbuck Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced

PRR - Kokosing River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Kokosing River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

PRR - Mohican River Bridge (Brinkhaven) (Knox County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood; replaced ca.1920 with a higher bridge
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Mohican River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Muskingum River Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Destroyed by flood & replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Sevenmile Creek Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sevenmile Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

PRR - Sevenmile Creek Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Damaged in 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sevenmile Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Sevenmile Creek Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sevenmile Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

PRR - Walhonding River Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Three out of four spans destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Walhonding River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced, but a pier remains.

Rufus Street Bridge (1912) (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1912; heavily damaged by 1913 flood and replaced later that year
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Maumee River on Rufus Street
Destroyed by flooding

Scioto St. Bridge (1879) (Scioto County, Ohio)
Announcement of bridge letting Aug. 1, 1879; bridge destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Bridge over Scioto River on Scioto Street?
No longer exists

Sharon Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887; bought by Beaver Valley Traction Co. in 1891; middle span wrecked in 1913 flood
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Beaver River on Beaver Valley Traction Co.
No longer exists

Shively Covered Bridge 35-21-10x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Scioto River on Richwood Pike (Now Oh 37)
Destoryed by flood in 1913, replaced with Iron Truss bridge

Sidney Mystery Bowstring (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; possibly lost in 1913 flood
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Stream on Road
No longer exists

St. John's Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1913 by Modern Construction Co. after flood destroyed previous covered bridge; replaced 1978
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Sandusky River on County Road 6
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1870 by Samuel Doyle; opened July 11, 1870; destroyed in 1913 flood and not replaced
Lost truss bridge over Scioto River on State Street
Destroyed by flooding

Stratford Bridge (Old) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1852 by David T. Sherman; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Long through truss bridge over Olentangy River on Columbus Pike (now US 23)
Destroyed by flooding

Sunbury Pike Covered Bridge 35-21-47x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1858; destroyed 1913
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Alum Creek on Sunbury Pike (now US 36 - Oh 37)
Destroyed by flooding

Town Street Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Ohio)
Two center spans destroyed in 1913 flood; replaced 1917 by concrete arch bridge
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Scioto River on Town Street
Destroyed by flooding

Washington Avenue Bridge (1904) (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1904; heavily damaged in 1913 flood and replaced by a single-span arch bridge
Lost stone arch bridge over Black River on Washington Ave
Destroyed by flooding and replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Old) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Water Works Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Truss bridge over Sandusky River on Ella Street
Replaced by a new bridge

White City Amusement Park Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Destroyed or heavily damaged by the flood of 1913
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Great Miami River on Pedestrian path
Destroyed by flooding

William Street Bridge (1903) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1903; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Olentangy River on William Street
Destroyed by flooding

Winter Street Bridge (Older) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Destroyed March 25, 1913 by flood; replaced 1916 by pony truss bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Olentangy River on Winter Street
Replaced by a new bridge

WVR-McVey Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1890's; approach washed out in flood of 1913; removed after the line was abandoned in 1936.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Walhonding River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
No longer exists

WVR-Mohican River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Mohican River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Removed but not replaced

WVR-Mohican River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Mohican River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Removed but not replaced

WVR-Mohican River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Mohican River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Removed but not replaced

WVR-Mohican River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Bridge over Mohican River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Removed but not replaced

WVR-Mohican River Bridge (Cavallo) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Approaches washed out in 1913 flood; later converted to road traffic; removed between 1994 and 2004
Lost Through truss bridge over Mohican River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Removed but not replaced

WVR-Pomerene Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built ca.1890's; destroyed in 1913 flood
Lost Through truss bridge over Walhonding River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

WVR-Tuscarawas and Walhonding Rivers Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built ca.1893; trestles damaged in 1913 flood; removed after line was abandoned in 1936
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River, Walhonding River, and Ohio & Erie Canal on Walhonding Valley Railroad
No longer exists

WVR-Walhonding Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1890's; 2 spans destroyed in 1913 flood when nearby covered bridge was washed into them; removed after the line was abandoned in 1936.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Walhonding River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
No longer exists

Zane's Crossing Covered Bridge 35-30-31x (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1828; Weakened by Flood of 1913 and replaced
Lost Through truss bridge over Willis Creek on Old National Road US 40 (Dewey Avenue)
Replaced by a new bridge

Zanesville Covered Bridge 35-60-43x (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1845 ;Destroyed in flood 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Dug Road (3rd Street)
Destroyed by flooding