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B&O - Auglaize River Bridge (1874)

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Description 

Bridge was 41 feet from water to rail line. The west approach was a long timber trestle over various Defiance streets that was converted to earth fill around 1883.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bollman deck truss bridge over Auglaize River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Location
Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1874; replaced by a fishbelly Pratt deck truss
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
Design
Bollman deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 420.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.27980, -84.35754   (decimal degrees)
41°16'47" N, 84°21'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/721302/4573186 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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