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Second Street Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Second Street Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #502133

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost steel stringer bridge over Auglaize River on 2nd Street
Location
Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1937-1938; opened September 10, 1938; replaced 1991
Builder
- W.P. Townsend Construction Co.
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
Fort Winchester Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28491, -84.35740   (decimal degrees)
41°17'06" N, 84°21'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/721297/4573754 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance East
Inventory number
BH 67184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added opening date
  • July 30, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 22, 2015: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Ohio Memory - Image at the beginning of construction
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman
  • Ohio Memory - Opening day at the bridge