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BO - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463 (Pre 1906)

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B&O - # 463 Cuyahoga River (Older)

Swing span once in use

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #323141

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Description 

This swing bridge is the example of the earliest type constructed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Baltimore & Ohio
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 18XX; Replaced 1906
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
Design
Post through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49595, -81.70259   (decimal degrees)
41°29'45" N, 81°42'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441355/4594053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 67109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (509)
Cleveland, Ohio (125)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (212)
Cuyahoga River (65)
Lost (26,753)
Lost 1906 (33)
Lost during 1900s (353)
Movable (3,075)
Navigable waterway (2,184)
Ohio (3,773)
Owned by railroad (13,083)
Railroad (16,163)
Swing (1,528)
Through truss (15,894)
Truss (34,159)
Whipple truss (430)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: corrected truss type from Post to Whipple
  • January 8, 2019: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 9, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 16, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • April 19, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

BO - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463 (Older)
Posted August 7, 2021, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

This bridge is listed as a Post Truss. The images show a Whipple. I thought I'd see if its a simple error or if I'm missing something.

Sincerely,

Art S.