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CSW - Vermillion River Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #376480

Description 

According to "The Lake Shore Electric Railway Story" by Harwood and Korach, this bridge was 423' long and 63' high.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel arch bridge over Vermillion River on Cleveland, Elyria & Western Railway
Location
Birmingham, Erie County, Ohio
Status
Removed
History
Built 1902, Blown up 1930 to make way for OH 113
Builder
- Osborn Engineering Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co. (CSW)
- Cleveland, Elyria & Western Railway (CE&W)
- Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus Railway (CSC)
- Interurban
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 164.0 ft.
Total length: 328.0 ft.
Also called
CE&W - Vermillion River Bridge
CSC - Vermillion River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32679, -82.34966   (decimal degrees)
41°19'36" N, 82°20'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/387052/4575912 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kipton
Inventory number
BH 75253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added brief description
  • August 7, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Corrected map location
  • August 2, 2021: Updated by Luke: Updated RR
  • January 21, 2017: Added by Luke

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