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WVR-Tuscarawas River Bridge

Photos 

1912 postcard view showing railroad bridge in background behind adjacent Bridge Street Bridge

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Description 

A small railroad line quickly absorbed into the massive Pennsylvania Railroad network.

https://www.abandonedrails.com/walhonding-valley-branch

Likely removed in 1942 when the county was collecting scrap metal for the war effort.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on Walhonding Valley Railroad
Location
Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Removed after the line was abandoned in 1936
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Toledo, Walhonding Valley & Ohio Railroad
- Walhonding Valley Railroad
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27931, -81.86941   (decimal degrees)
40°16'46" N, 81°52'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/426090/4459120 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman