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Chester Bridge

Photo 

Photo ca. 1910

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BH Photo #443517

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork of the East Fork Whitewater River on Old US 27 (Martin Road)
Location
Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1896 by the Massillon Bridge Company; replaced by a concrete arch in 1935.
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Old US 27 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88983, -84.89004   (decimal degrees)
39°53'23" N, 84°53'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/680402/4417659 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84447 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,880)
Built during 1890s (2,742)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,238)
Lost 1935 (47)
Lost during 1930s (479)
Massillon Bridge Co. (127)
Pratt through truss (4,998)
Pratt truss (8,732)
Replaced by new bridge (14,832)
Through truss (14,026)
Truss (31,215)
Wayne County, Indiana (130)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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