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Portage River Bridge (Pre 1933)

Photos 

Photo taken by BGSU Univesity Libraries

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #499825

Description 

Note: Builders found as noted on Engineering and Contracting Vo. 35, March 15, 1911

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Portage River on Lakeshore Drive
Location
Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced in 1933
Builders
- Home Engineering & Contracting Co. of Canton, Ohio (Superstructure)
- Modern Construction Co. of Fremont, Ohio (Substructure)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
Ohio 163 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51482, -82.94250   (decimal degrees)
41°30'53" N, 82°56'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/337906/4597731 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93337 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2022: New photo from Paul Plassman
  • September 28, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builders.
  • June 1, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 31, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

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