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LS&MS - Swan Creek Bridge (Old)

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BH Photo #486639

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Swan Creek on LS & MS RR
Location
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1869
Builders
- E.W. Ensign (Substructure)
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (superstructure)
Railroad
- Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad (LS&MS)
Design
10 panel, vertical endpost, Keystone Column, 2 track, Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Also called
Michigan Southern & Indiana Northern RR Swan Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63827, -83.56214   (decimal degrees)
41°38'18" N, 83°33'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/286604/4612786 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2020: New photo from Art Suckewer

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com

Comments 

Lake Shore & Michigan Southern RR Swan Creek Bridge
Posted December 6, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Note the trussed floor beams!