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Columbia Street Bridge (1890)

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #375725

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from "The Pictorial History of Ft. Wayne" pg. 522

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Maumee River on Columbia Street
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; Replaced 1923
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08230, -85.13203   (decimal degrees)
41°04'56" N, 85°07'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/656907/4549574 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Wayne West
Inventory number
BH 75165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Maumee River", "Pin-connected", "12-panel truss"
  • June 25, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 25, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added build date
  • April 21, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • January 12, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

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