Photo taken by James McCray
BH Photo #219897
This unique span has been referred to as a Camelback Bowstring through truss. It was built in Scioto County by the Brackett Bridge Company in 1900. While being replaced the bridge was dismantled and stored on the grounds of the U.S.Bridge Company. It was recently refurbished and reused by the city of Columbus for the Alum Creek Trail.
- Relocated Camelback bowstring through truss bridge over Alum Creek on Alum Creek Greenway
- Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
- Open to pedestrians
- Built in 1900 by the Brackett Bridge Co. in Scioto County, after being dismantled and stored it was restored for trail use in Franklin County.
- - Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
- Camelback Bowstring through truss
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 153.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
- Also called
- Wheeler's Mill Bridge (Historic name)
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.03044, -82.93411 (decimal degrees)
40°01'50" N, 82°56'03" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/334973/4432927 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Northeast Columbus
- Inventory numer
- BH 49889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- May 31, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
- October 1, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
- May 28, 2014: New photo from Chad Wilkins
- March 25, 2014: New photo from Chad Wilkins
- February 27, 2014: New photo from Chad Wilkins
- February 9, 2014: New photos from Chad Wilkins
- November 1, 2013: New photo from Chad Wilkins
- November 6, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed date
- November 6, 2011: New photos from James McCray
- November 6, 2011: Updated by J.P.: fixed gps location
- October 23, 2011: Added by James McCray