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Rowe Road Bridge

Photos 

Source: Preston Reichard Collection - Columbus Metropolitan Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

View this photo at digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org

BH Photo #279817

Map 

Description 

Built in 1887, the 150-foot Rowe Road bridge, spanning Big Walnut Creek, just west of Lockbourne, "was dumped unceremoniously into the creek" on January 31, 1961, by workmen from the County Engineering Department. (From photo description)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Rowe Road (CR-133)
Location
Lockbourne, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887; Demolished January 31, 1961 and replaced by a steel stringer that lasted until 1996 when the current bridge was built
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss on stone abutments
Dimensions
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Also called
Lockbourne Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81021, -82.97571   (decimal degrees)
39°48'37" N, 82°58'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/330881/4408560 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lockbourne
Inventory number
BH 60250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com