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Washington Street Bridge (1847)

Description 

The source for some of the information on this page is "The Covered Bridges of Ohio: An Atlas and History" by Miriam Wood.

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Washington Street
Location
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1847; was declared unsafe and replaced 1853
Design
Covered through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11769, -83.17689   (decimal degrees)
41°07'04" N, 83°10'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/317239/4554105 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95294 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,664)
Built 1847 (29)
Built during 1840s (262)
Covered (2,321)
Lost (29,127)
Lost 1853 (3)
Lost during 1850s (28)
Ohio (4,300)
Replaced by new bridge (19,801)
Seneca County, Ohio (77)
Through truss (17,233)
Tiffin, Ohio (31)
Truss (35,990)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman