Blackhoof Street Bridge, Spanning Miami-Erie Canal, New Bremen, Auglaize County, OH
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Spanning Miami-Erie Canal, New Bremen, OH
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER OH-86
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N36).
Building/structure dates: 1864 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1894 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1984 subsequent work
Significance: The Blackhoof Street Bridge is a rare example of a bowstring bridge whose major components are of cast iron. The bridge is also an early example of the work of David H. Morrison, founder of the Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio, and one of the most important bridge engineers and manufacturers of the 19th century Ohio.
Columbia Bridge Company
Morrison, David H.
Canton Bridge Company
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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