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Middletown Bridge (Back Channel)

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1908 postcard view

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Description 

Location is a guess. I suspect this may be the back-channel bridge over the Great Miami at Middletown since the main "2nd River Bridge" was a larger double-span truss, yet this bridge is still said to be the Middletown crossing.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Great Miami River (Back Channel) on Current OH-122
Location
Middletown, Butler County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897; destroyed in 1913 flood; replaced 1915 by concrete viaduct
Design
11-panel Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51931, -84.40980   (decimal degrees)
39°31'10" N, 84°24'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/722655/4377611 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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