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Fifth Street Bridge

Photos 

Fifth Street Bridge standing alone during 1913 Flood

BH Photo #290122

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Fifth Street
Location
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Demolished
Builders
- T.B. Townsend of Zanesville, Ohio (Substructure)
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio (Superstructure) [also known as Smith Bridge Co.]
Design
Pennsylvania Through truss (Camelback format) main span
2-Pratt deck approach spans on one end
Several stringer approach spans on the other end.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94767, -82.00694   (decimal degrees)
39°56'52" N, 82°00'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/413981/4422434 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zanesville West
Inventory number
BH 62206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

12-panel truss (109)
Beam (17,101)
Built 1912 (885)
Built during 1910s (10,070)
Curved (506)
Deck truss (1,973)
Lost (29,894)
Lost 1961 (116)
Lost during 1960s (1,030)
Muskingum County, Ohio (137)
Muskingum River (46)
Ohio (4,649)
Owned by city (6,162)
Pennsylvania truss (591)
Pin-connected (5,029)
Pratt deck truss (415)
Pratt truss (10,529)
Smith Bridge Co. (124)
Steel stringer (6,805)
T.B. Townsend (6)
Through truss (17,777)
Toledo Bridge Co. (46)
Truss (36,669)
Zanesville, Ohio (33)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "12-panel truss"
  • January 27, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • July 29, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Changed name from Smith to Toledo as this is a post-1890 bridge.
  • May 24, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 1, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 19, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • December 30, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 9, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • January 9, 2016: Photo imported by Brandon Cooper
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Brandon Cooper