Near Gomer in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The structure was a spandrell filled reinforced concrete arch consisting of three equal 70 foot clear spans supporting a 28 foot wide deck. The decorative railing, called a balustrade, consisted of concrete spindles and cap.
At the time of removal in 2007, this structure had served the travelling public for 75 years. This monument is a tribute to the incredible workmanship of our forefathers and commemorates this magnificent strucutre that was a vital link on the Lincoln Highway, which was America's first transcontinental automobile route.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway series list.
Location. 40° 50.861′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gomer OH 45809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1833 Gomer, Ohio (approx. 0.7 miles away); Snow Cruiser Crash Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); East Cemetery (approx. 5˝ miles away); Founders and Patriots of Allen County, Ohio (approx. 5.7 miles away); Allen County’s First Settlement (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Henry Boose Site (approx. 6.6 miles away); Fort Jennings (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Jennings (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gomer.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2014, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2014, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.