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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
Styleistically, this bridges dates from 1882-1885 (based on the cast elements)
Builder
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
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)

Categories 

19th Century (6,800)
Belmont County, Ohio (48)
Built during 1880s (1,817)
Columbia Bridge Works (45)
Crescent, Ohio (1)
Lost (21,305)
Lost 1973 (64)
Lost during 1970s (557)
Ohio (3,090)
Pratt through truss (4,885)
Pratt truss (8,503)
Through truss (13,853)
Truss (30,958)

Update Log 

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

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.