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Prospect Bridge (1867)

Photo 

1869 image

Postcard at Worthpoint

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BH Photo #536032

Description 

Contrary to what LostBridges.org speculates, this bridge did not last until the 1913 flood, as postcard images exist of a Whipple truss at Prospect prior to that year.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Scioto River on Water Street
Location
Prospect, Marion County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1867 by John Shrake
Builder
- John Shrake
Design
Covered multiple Kingpost through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44999, -83.19080   (decimal degrees)
40°26'60" N, 83°11'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/314220/4480008 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99134 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Covered (3,342)
John Shrake (5)
Lost (31,828)
Marion County, Ohio (38)
Multiple Kingpost truss (216)
Ohio (5,052)
Prospect, Ohio (5)
Replaced by new bridge (21,709)
Scioto River (136)
Through truss (19,042)
Truss (38,331)
Wooden (75)
Wooden deck (6,262)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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