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Branstool Bridge (1886)

Photo 

Branstool Bridge

Blurb

The Tribune: March 26 1915

BH Photo #491797

Map 

Description 

After one span of this bridge was lost in the great 1913 flood, the other two spans were moved to replace the McVey Bridge upstream that was also destroyed.

Built by the Lane Bros. of Newark, no other entries for this builder currently exist.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Walhonding River on US 36
Location
Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1886; one span destroyed in the 1913 flood and other two spans moved to the McVey Bridge site.
Builder
- Lane Bros. of Newark
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 408.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.34139, -82.06452   (decimal degrees)
40°20'29" N, 82°03'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/409586/4466193 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92291 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 2, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com