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Ash-Consaul Bridge

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Ash-Consaul Bridge

East Toledo Historical Society via Facebook

BH Photo #462926

Map 

Description 

Bridge would have originally dated to the 1880's as the Smith Bridge Company was sold about 1890 and became the Toledo Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maumee River on Consaul & Ash Streets
Location
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1909 reusing 5 spans from Cherry Street; Replaced 1957
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Also called
Old Cherry Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66255, -83.50803   (decimal degrees)
41°39'45" N, 83°30'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/291189/4615349 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Toledo
Inventory number
BH 67346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,920)
Built 1909 (780)
Built during 1900s (7,339)
Lost (25,263)
Lost 1957 (74)
Lost during 1950s (707)
Lucas County, Ohio (72)
Maumee River (30)
Ohio (3,440)
Pin-connected (3,943)
Replaced by new bridge (17,005)
Slab (2,089)
Smith Bridge Co. (87)
Steel stringer (6,329)
Through truss (15,282)
Toledo, Ohio (51)
Truss (33,134)
Whipple truss (390)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed location and added stuff.
  • November 10, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 26, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • September 11, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added category "Smith Bridge Co."
  • April 30, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Ash-Consaul Bridge
Posted November 24, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Thanks Chris!

Ash-Consaul Bridge
Posted November 24, 2020, by Chris Hauser (christopherjhauser [at] frontier [dot] com)

I just found your web site while looking up this bridge. I noticed that your Google map apparently shows its location at the site of the present Craig Bridge; however, the Ash-Consaul bridge was located a little bit further upstream, joining Ash Street (on the north bank of the Maumee) to Consaul Street (on the south bank).

I will be sure to visit here often!

-Chris