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Stillwater River Bridge

Photos 

1893 image

Photo uploaded by Art S.

View this photo at content.daytonmetrolibrary.org

BH Photo #465572

Description 

Build date a guess based on similarity of finials to Peevy.

Location is presently a best guess based on the following reference: Described as Eagle Ford Bridge in 1893 image. Only reference found: Spanker, 2 miles southeast of, north of Shiloh Church, in west end of north abutment of Eagle Ford bridge; aluminum tablet stamped "722 Columbus"

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Stillwater River
Location
Montgomery County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1880?
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio (also known as)
- D.H. & C.C. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83707, -84.23263   (decimal degrees)
39°50'13" N, 84°13'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/736799/4413338 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88055 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Columbia Bridge Works (103)
D.H. & C.C. Morrison (89)
Lost (30,043)
Montgomery County, Ohio (80)
Ohio (4,689)
Through truss (17,894)
Truss (36,805)
Whipple truss (485)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2020: New photo from Art Suckewer

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com