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Erie Rail bridge over Mad River north of Huffman Dam site

Photos 

East Span

Miami Conservancy

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BH Photo #181992

Map 

Description 

Lost rail through truss over Mad River near Huffman Dam. Abandoned circa 1920 when rail line was re-routed for dam construction. Date of bridge removal unknown. West abutment and center pier remain in place, and are within Huffman Dam Metropark.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge on Former "Big Four" Rail Line
Location
Greene County, Ohio
Status
Removed
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80726, -84.08702   (decimal degrees)
39°48'26" N, 84°05'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/749368/4410425 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairborn
Inventory number
BH 46481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Greene County, Ohio (30)
Lost (21,664)
Ohio (3,102)
Through truss (13,905)
Truss (31,053)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2010: New photo from Eric Root
  • October 12, 2010: Added by Eric Root

Sources 

  • Eric Root - ejort [at] att [dot] net