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Watson Bridge (1877)

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 County Road 33
Location
Seneca County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1877 and financed by donations from a local philanthropist; possibly replaced 1897?
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20945, -83.14393   (decimal degrees)
41°12'34" N, 83°08'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/320258/4564224 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,628)
Built 1877 (119)
Built during 1870s (1,324)
Howe through truss (526)
Howe truss (656)
Lost (29,038)
Ohio (4,290)
Replaced by new bridge (19,740)
Seneca County, Ohio (77)
Through truss (17,174)
Truss (35,919)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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