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Old Wagon Bridge

Photos 

Wagon Bridge 1

Kenton County Library photo archives

BH Photo #271903

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge in Newport
Location
Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky
History
The original Old Wagon Bridge was built over four sets of railroad tracks. Connected 13th Street and Grandview in South Newport to 12th Street and Patterson in West Newport. Replaced by Berning-Jordan Bridge.
Design
Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08154, -84.49104   (decimal degrees)
39°04'54" N, 84°29'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/717019/4328821 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory number
BH 37650 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1919 (461)
Built during 1910s (8,744)
Campbell County, Kentucky (19)
Kentucky (1,131)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1987 (174)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Newport, Kentucky (7)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • December 13, 2013: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coordinates.
  • October 25, 2008: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 17, 2008: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge has been replaced.
  • October 16, 2008: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger