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Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #151243

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Grand River on Main Street
Location
Painesville, Lake County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1987
History
Built in 1897 by the King Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Single span Pennsylvania style, pin-connected, through-truss.
Dimensions
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 55.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72607, -81.23819   (decimal degrees)
41°43'34" N, 81°14'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/480189/4619390 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Painesville
Inventory number
BH 43815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Finials"
  • December 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 28, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coords
  • December 30, 2009: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs