Rating:
6 votes

Beam Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2008

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BH Photo #116626

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on Paint Road
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replacement for Beam Covered Bridge that was destroyed by arson in 1976. Probably moved from another location.
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Also called
Paint Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80261, -84.80134   (decimal degrees)
39°48'09" N, 84°48'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/688224/4408161 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Paris
Inventory number
BH 36812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Champion Bridge Co. (91)
Ohio (3,102)
Open (38,329)
Owned by county (19,901)
Painted blue (71)
Polygonal Warren pony truss (383)
Polygonal Warren truss (975)
Pony truss (15,636)
Preble County, Ohio (62)
Truss (31,042)
Warren truss (6,205)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • July 23, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • July 6, 2008: Added by Anthony Dillon

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