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John Bright No. 1 Iron Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken 2004 by Gregory S. Hamilton

BH Photo #108199

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wrought-iron through truss bridge relocated to the Ohio University-Lancaster campus in 1999.
Location
Fairfield County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Preserved
History
Originally built ca. 1884 by the Hocking Valley Bridge Works over Poplar Creek on Havenport Road near Carroll.
Builder
- Hocking Valley Bridge Works of Lancaster, Ohio
Design
Wrought-iron, pin-connected, inverted bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73649, -82.58468   (decimal degrees)
39°44'11" N, 82°35'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/364210/4399710 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78002060 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 27540 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • July 17, 2016: New photos from Mike Mullins
  • November 21, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 19, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Relocated in 1999.
  • February 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • November 7, 2005: Posted photos from Gregory S. Hamilton

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