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Steel Bridge

Photos 

"Skyline," showing steel bridge, Wheeling, W. Va.

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #316257

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on US-40
Location
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891; Replaced 1955; Demolished 1962
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Also called
Wheeling Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.06927, -80.72683   (decimal degrees)
40°04'09" N, 80°43'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523294/4435481 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wheeling
Inventory number
BH 66108 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 18, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected location to Ohio-Bridge Streets (was NOT where Fort Henry Bridge is), added common name, truss type.
  • February 17, 2015: Added by Dave King

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