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Wall Street Pedestrian Bridge

Photos 

Photo Courtesy Ohio Department of Transportation.

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BH Photo #183685

Map 

Description 

Previous location was: over Town Creek on Wall Street 40.873081, -84.587526. Relocated to Van Wert Historical Society Museum grounds.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Town Creek on Wall Street
Location
Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1896
Design
1896 Warren rivet-connected, lightly built, parallel, pedestrian pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.87583, -84.58201   (decimal degrees)
40°52'33" N, 84°34'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/703746/4527787 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scott
Inventory number
BH 46697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,800)
Built 1896 (247)
Built during 1890s (2,712)
Ohio (3,090)
Open to pedestrians (3,773)
Owned by city (4,862)
Pony truss (15,559)
Preserved (1,122)
Truss (30,958)
Van Wert County, Ohio (34)
Van Wert, Ohio (3)
Warren pony truss (3,056)
Warren truss (6,078)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2018: New photos from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • April 28, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge not lost, just relocated; updated to new location.
  • August 4, 2011: Updated by Rick McOmber: Status Unknown, as of 7-27-11 the bridge was no longer at this location.
  • October 27, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • October 26, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

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