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Ash Street Bridge (1895)

Photos 

Historic photo

Photo provided by Diana Benton

BH Photo #366435

Description 

Third bridge at the site.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Ash Street
Location
Piqua, Miami County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Two-span, pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Also called
Middle Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15052, -84.22774   (decimal degrees)
40°09'02" N, 84°13'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/736134/4448148 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Piqua East
Inventory number
BH 59392 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,637)
8-panel truss (655)
Built 1895 (299)
Built during 1890s (3,390)
Great Miami River (123)
Lost (31,822)
Massillon Bridge Co. (172)
Miami County, Ohio (101)
Ohio (5,052)
One-lane traffic (8,123)
Pin-connected (5,428)
Piqua, Ohio (33)
Pratt through truss (6,417)
Pratt truss (10,848)
Replaced by new bridge (21,705)
Stone Abutments (277)
Stone piers (279)
Through truss (19,040)
Truss (38,327)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder and build date and tweaked title accordingly
  • August 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 17, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 2, 2016: Added photo from Diana Benton
  • January 26, 2014: Updated by Don Morrison: Added category "Great Miami River"

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Comments 

Ash Street Bridge
Posted January 26, 2014, by Don Morrison

Art;

I added a page with my best guess as to the location of this bridge. It looks like the camera is looking SSW at this location in the picture you linked to.