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ABC - Tinkers Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken from The Street Railway Journal; February 1896

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BH Photo #501169

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Tinkers Creek on Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Railway
Location
Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Collapsed & Replaced by new bridge
Railroads
- Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Railroad (ABC)
- Interurban
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 164.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38467, -81.53428   (decimal degrees)
41°23'05" N, 81°32'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/455328/4581598 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93573 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Railroad (2)
Beam (16,872)
Bedford, Ohio (4)
Collapsed (431)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (221)
Deck truss (1,923)
Interurban (998)
Lost (28,402)
Ohio (4,178)
Pin-connected (4,683)
Pratt deck truss (402)
Pratt truss (10,282)
Railroad (16,452)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,416)
Timber stringer (4,317)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,179)
Truss (35,396)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • January 16, 2022: New photos from Dave King
  • July 5, 2021: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com