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Main Street Bridge (1850)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Blanchard River on Main Street
Location
Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1850 by Jesse Wheeler, William Klamroth, and Edwin B. Vail; replaced 1873 and sold; some beams reused to build the Hancock County Fairgrounds grandstand
Builders
- Edwin B. Vail
- Jesse Wheeler
- William Klamroth
Design
Two-span covered timber "lattice truss"; likely a Town truss
Dimensions
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.04140, -83.65019   (decimal degrees)
41°02'29" N, 83°39'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277243/4546737 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95033 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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