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First Street Bridge

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

BH Photo #403199

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Wabash & Erie Canal on First Street
Location
Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1871; removed without replacement in 1917 when the canal was filled in
Builder
- McNairy & Claflen Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Post through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28797, -84.36242   (decimal degrees)
41°17'17" N, 84°21'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/720866/4574080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance East
Inventory number
BH 78460 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Tweaked coords, added lost date and image link
  • September 18, 2017: Added by Dave King

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