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Franklin Suspension Bridge

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Franklin Suspension Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #490536

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Great Miami River on W 2nd Street
Location
Franklin, Warren County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Builti in 1873; replaced in 1933
Builders
- J. W. Shipman & Co.
- John A. Roebling's Sons Co. of Roebling, New Jersey
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56300, -84.30489   (decimal degrees)
39°33'47" N, 84°18'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/731529/4382726 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs