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Crescent Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wheeling Creek on Crescent Road
Location
Crescent, Belmont County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Stylistically, this bridges dates from 1882-1885 (based on the cast elements)
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
- D.H. & C.C. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Wheeling Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12092, -80.86269   (decimal degrees)
40°07'15" N, 80°51'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/511700/4441187 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lansing
Inventory number
BH 72471 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: updated builder
  • October 19, 2018: Updated by Art Suckewer: refined date
  • June 11, 2016: New photo from GS
  • June 10, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com

Comments 

Wheeling Creek Bridge
Posted June 10, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Note the portal bracing. Its different than any CBW bracing design I've seen. My guess it that it comes after the 'bubbles' style of 1880 - 1882. That would put the build date in the 1882 - 1884 range.

Regards,

Art S.