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Fort Jennings Footbridge

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Cable/suspender clamp

Photo taken by Paul Plassman in June 2017

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BH Photo #507503

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Description 

Although small, this is a complete example of a suspension bridge with a main span 69'10" long flanked by suspended side spans of 34' 9 1/2" and 35' 7 1/2". Towers 17' 5", main cables 3/4", suspenders 1/2".

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Auglaize River on Pedestrian path
Location
Fort Jennings, Putnam County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.8 ft.
Total length: 140.3 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.90472, -84.29532   (decimal degrees)
40°54'17" N, 84°17'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/727807/4531701 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94384 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman