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B&O - Sandusky River Bridge (1870)

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 Howe through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Location
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1870 as uncovered Howe truss bridge; covered 1871; replaced 1883
Design
Two-span, covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 214.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11897, -83.17486   (decimal degrees)
41°07'08" N, 83°10'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/317414/4554243 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,374)
Built 1870 (159)
Built during 1870s (1,266)
Covered (1,953)
Howe through truss (514)
Howe truss (642)
Lost (28,467)
Lost 1883 (7)
Lost during 1880s (111)
Ohio (4,188)
Owned by railroad (13,500)
Replaced by new bridge (19,359)
Seneca County, Ohio (77)
Through truss (16,776)
Tiffin, Ohio (31)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,476)
Truss (35,452)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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