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Mannington Memorial Cemetery


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Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Buffalo Creek on Driveway
Marion County, West Virginia
Open to traffic
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52296, -80.40409   (decimal degrees)
39°31'23" N, 80°24'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/551219/4374982 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81675 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2018: New Street View added by J.P.


  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com


Mannington Memorial Cemetery
Posted May 25, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

I don't know if there's a "standard" name for this arrangement. If you "chase the loads" it functions like a stringer. If you place a load on the deck between floor beams you have to decide: do the stringers transfer the load through the floor beams down to the piers or up to the truss members. It looks as if they have tried to transfer at least some of the load down, removing load from the truss. One could probably remove the truss without the bridge coming down. Splitting hairs, really; the truss has been preserved.

Mannington Memorial Cemetery
Posted May 24, 2018, by Matt Lohry

I don’t see any steel stringers—It looks like the original floor system is still in place and it still functions as a truss, which is good news; however, a center bent support was added at some point to help increase load capacity.

Mannington Memorial Cemetery
Posted May 23, 2018, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge appears to have been moved to steel stringer with truss decorations. But wanted to get second opinions.