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Dresden Suspension Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken May 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108394

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over Muskingum River on OH 208 in Dresden
Location
Dresden, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Bypassed and closed to all traffic
History
Built 1914 by the Bellefontaine Bridge & Steel Co.
Builders
- Bellefontaine Bridge & Steel Co. of Bellefontaine, Ohio [also known as Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Co.]
- Clyde T. Morris (Consulting Engineer)
Design
Eyebar suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 443.0 ft.
Total length: 705.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12067, -82.00011   (decimal degrees)
40°07'14" N, 82°00'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/414780/4441629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dresden
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6005284 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
NRHP 78002153 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: Add engineer.
  • October 17, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • April 29, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city
  • July 16, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • October 11, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Nathan Holth
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Dresden Suspension Bridge
Posted February 12, 2007, by Cecil (cneigh01 [at] baker [dot] edu)

Pic of current bridge with old bridge from http://www.dot.state.oh.us/