This is one of several railroad swing bridges on the Maumee River. Each is significant as a complete, large truss bridge including extensive approach truss spans and a main swing span. This is an active bridge, and is in a location that is difficult to photograph from land. Thanks to Mr. Nietering's efforts however, photos of this bridge are brought to you from the perspective of a boat.
This bridge's bridgetender building suffered a fire and was rebuilt in August of 2009.
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