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Charloe Bridge (Older)

Photos 

29 May 1902 image from "History of the Maumee River Basin From the Earliest Account to Its Organization Into Counties" by Charles Elihu Slocum

Photo digitally altered by Paul Plassman in October 2021

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BH Photo #510500

Description 

Page 69 of this Google Books link mentions a bridge at Charloe that washed out in an 1883 flood...the bridge on this page was likely built to replace it.

https://www.google.com/books/edition/A_Paulding_Journal_1870...

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Auglaize River on County Road 138
Location
Charloe, Paulding County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built prior to 1902; possibly replaced 1967
Design
Three-span, pin-connected Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.12848, -84.43171   (decimal degrees)
41°07'43" N, 84°25'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/715586/4556198 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94813 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Auglaize River (40)
Charloe, Ohio (3)
Lost (30,043)
Ohio (4,689)
Paulding County, Ohio (35)
Pin-connected (5,063)
Pratt through truss (6,231)
Pratt truss (10,543)
Replaced by new bridge (20,448)
Through truss (17,894)
Truss (36,805)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2021: New photos from Paul Plassman
  • October 24, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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