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South Broadway Bridge (Older)

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South Broadway Bridge

Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

BH Photo #469954

Description 

This massive bridge was reportedly completed within 40 days of the contract being received.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on South Broadway Street
Location
New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880. Lost during the Great Flood of 1913
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Continuous Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Deck width: 36.0 ft.
Also called
Lockport Bridge
South Side Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.48103, -81.44801   (decimal degrees)
40°28'52" N, 81°26'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/462027/4481245 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88942 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • August 6, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • July 20, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Finials"
  • May 25, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Tuscarawas River", "8-panel truss", "9-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "Stone piers", "Vertical Endposts", "Lattice Railing"
  • January 4, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Tweaked name since we now have two South Broadway bridges
  • April 10, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 10, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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