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Troy Market Street Bridge

Photo 

Public domain: Copyright expired

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BH Photo #273548

Map 

Description 

Old atlas shows this crossing for Market Street and an electric railway

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Miami River on Market Street
Location
Troy, Miami County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1877, Replaced 1961
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.04151, -84.20180   (decimal degrees)
40°02'29" N, 84°12'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/738724/4436116 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy
Inventory number
BH 59390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,519)
Built 1887 (202)
Built during 1880s (1,728)
Great Miami River (40)
Lost (20,237)
Lost 1961 (34)
Lost during 1960s (458)
Miami County, Ohio (50)
Ohio (2,995)
Pratt through truss (4,747)
Pratt truss (8,281)
Replaced by new bridge (13,356)
Through truss (13,345)
Troy, Ohio (6)
Truss (30,159)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • January 26, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info from a plaque seen on Flickr
  • January 26, 2014: Updated by Don Morrison: Added category "Great Miami River"

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Troy Market Street Bridge
Posted January 26, 2014, by Don Morrison

Art;

I added a page with the basics for this bridge. Looks like one set of piers for both the road trusses and rail trusses.

The Springfield Plum Street bridge was removed in 1927, so I can't really find anything on that one.