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Francis Street Bridge (Older)

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Francis Street Bridge

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BH Photo #509772

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Francis Street (now Riverside Avenue)
Location
Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890's; Replaced 1910
Builder
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio [also known as Smith Bridge Co.]
Design
(2)11-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26945, -84.36688   (decimal degrees)
41°16'10" N, 84°22'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/720555/4572013 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Defiance County, Ohio (62)
Defiance, Ohio (26)
Lost (28,429)
Lost 1910 (60)
Lost during 1910s (650)
Ohio (4,181)
Pratt through truss (6,053)
Pratt truss (10,291)
Replaced by new bridge (19,334)
Smith Bridge Co. (111)
Through truss (16,748)
Toledo Bridge Co. (46)
Truss (35,420)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and circa date.
  • October 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Updated lost date based on newspaper clipping for replacement bridge
  • October 11, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman
  • Hip Postcard - Image