Wheeler's Mill Bridge
Wheeler Mill Bridge
Scanned from a Scioto County map. The old bridge that is now in storage.
Photo taken Scioto County Engineers staff. (scanned by Don O'Brien)
A very unique bridge that may be the only remaining example of what is referred to as a Camelback Bowstring through truss.
- Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Scioto River on TR 238
- Scioto County, Ohio
- Moved to Franklin County where it was restored and placed on the Alum Creek Trail.
- Built by the Brackett Bridge Co. in 1902, dismantled and moved to Franklin County where it was placed on a trail.
- - Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
- Camelback bowstring through truss
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 153.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Also called
- Little Scioto River Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.82667, -82.84833 (decimal degrees)
38°49'36" N, 82°50'54" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/339553/4299164 (zone/easting/northing)
- USGS topographic map
- Inventory numbers
- ODOT 7334303 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- November 6, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added information about relocation of this unique bridge.
- September 1, 2009: New photo from Don O'Brien
- Don O'Brien - dok97 [at] frontier [dot] com
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com