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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

Map 

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
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)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,250)
Built 1900 (905)
Built during 1900s (6,674)
Deck girder (4,928)
Farmersville, Ohio (2)
Girder (8,901)
Montgomery County, Ohio (42)
Ohio (3,026)
Plate girder (6,776)

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