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Columbia Bridge (Covered)

Description 

The source for some of the information on this page is "The Covered Bridges of Ohio: An Atlas and History" by Miriam Wood.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Great Miami River on Columbia Street
Location
Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1858-1859 by Columbia Free Bridge Co.; destroyed March 22, 1898 by flood and replaced by steel truss bridge
Design
Two-span Burr arch-truss covered bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 338.0 ft.
Also called
Lower Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39164, -84.57185   (decimal degrees)
39°23'30" N, 84°34'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/709106/4363051 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions
  • November 6, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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