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Hopkins Street Bridge (Pre 1913)

Photos 

Columbus Metropolitan Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #279681

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Hopkins Street
Location
Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge
History
Damaged in the 1913 flood and replaced
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28166, -84.35784   (decimal degrees)
41°16'54" N, 84°21'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/721271/4573391 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance East
Inventory number
BH 60236 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

13-panel truss (26)
Auglaize River (40)
Defiance County, Ohio (68)
Defiance, Ohio (31)
Destroyed by flood (740)
Lost (29,894)
Lost 1913 (201)
Lost during 1910s (741)
Ohio (4,649)
Pin-connected (5,029)
Stone piers (191)
Through truss (17,777)
Truss (36,669)
Whipple truss (484)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2022: New photo from Paul Plassman
  • June 23, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "13-panel truss", "Stone piers"
  • April 22, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added loss date and cause
  • March 13, 2014: Added by Dave King

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Ohio Memory - 1913 Flood Image
  • Ohio Memory - I believe the Hopkins Street Bridge is in the foreground, with the Second Street Bridge in the background
  • Ebay - Image
  • Paul Plassman