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Tom's Run Cincinnati, Jackson & Mackinaw Railroad Bridge

Photos 

1. VIEW NORTH

BRIDGE IN ITS IMMEDIATE SETTING OVER TOM'S RUN HAER OHIO,57-FARMV.V,2-1

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BH Photo #184756

Description 

Survey number HAER OH-102 Significance: This bridge is one of the oldest remaining bridges on the former Cincinnati, Jackson & Michigan Railroad line and is a rare example of the nineteenth century engineering practice of using a deeper middle span to support heavier freight loads.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Tom's Run on Penn Central
Location
Farmersville, Montgomery County, Ohio
Status
Abandoned
History
Built around 1895-1900
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Deck plate girder trestle.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69270, -84.45830   (decimal degrees)
39°41'34" N, 84°27'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/717941/4396739 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Farmersville
Inventory number
BH 46805 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2010: New photos from Eric Root
  • November 6, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined description
  • November 6, 2010: Added by Eric Root

Sources 

  • Eric Root - ejort [at] att [dot] net
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com