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"Forder" Pratt Through Truss Bridge, Spanning Maumee River at County Route 73, Antwerp, Paulding County, OH

"Forder" Pratt Through Truss Bridge, Spanning Maumee River at County Route 73, Antwerp, Paulding County, OH

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Summary

Significance: The Forder Bridge is a "textbook" example of a typical, prefabricated metal-truss that represents the transition from bridges made of wrought-iron to steel between 1889 and 1893. It is the oldest all-steel Pratt truss in Ohio.
Survey number: HAER OH-42
Building/structure dates: 1889 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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