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CUOH - Muskingum River Bridge

Photos 

Southern Portal

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in Winter 2007-2008

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BH Photo #135819

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Conrail RR
Location
Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914, replacing a two-span Pratt through truss damaged by flooding in 1913.
Builders
- J.C. Bland (Engineer)
- Seaboard Construction Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Erection Contractor)
Railroads
- Columbus & Ohio River Railroad (COUH)
- Conrail (CR)
- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)
- Ohio Central Railroad (OHCR)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.0 ft.
Total length: 731.0 ft.
Also called
Conrail Muskingum River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.20970, -81.87718   (decimal degrees)
40°12'35" N, 81°52'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/425353/4451401 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Conesville
Inventory number
BH 41828 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • November 16, 2016: New photo from Ryan Freeland
  • January 4, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builder, dimensions, and history from historical article.
  • March 22, 2009: Added by Joshua Collins

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Comments 

CUOH - Muskingum River Bridge
Posted October 2, 2015, by Brandon Cooper

I would like to ind out if any pictures exist of this bridge before the second set of railroad tracks was ripped up.