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Gilmore Bridge

Photos 

Me in front of Gilmore Bridge.

Photo taken by Doug Chapman

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BH Photo #248462

Map 

Description 

Bridge was abandoned for 33 years before being torn out in 2010 with no replacement.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Darr Road (TR 148)
Location
Sandusky County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca.1900; abandoned in 1977; demolished in November 2010.
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss (2 spans of 8 panels each)
Also called
Darr Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26310, -83.15707   (decimal degrees)
41°15'47" N, 83°09'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/319304/4570207 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fremont West
Inventory number
BH 55515 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,742)
Lost (21,794)
Lost 2010 (430)
Lost during 2010s (2,717)
Ohio (3,102)
Pratt through truss (4,941)
Pratt truss (8,652)
Sandusky County, Ohio (16)
Through truss (13,910)
Truss (31,049)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2013: New photos from Doug Chapman
  • February 11, 2013: Added by Tony Dillon

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