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New Holland Bridge (Truss)

Photos 

Destroyed Circus Truck

August 6, 1958

Washington C.H. Record Herald

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BH Photo #527413

Description 

I know this span replaced a famous double-barreled covered bridge on this location in 1942. I suspect the span was relocated from another bridge site, possibly one that spanned Deer Creek from looking through newspaper archives of the region.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Paint Creek on US 22
Location
Fayette County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Also called
Bottleneck Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55117, -83.28241   (decimal degrees)
39°33'04" N, 83°16'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/303895/4380431 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97353 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Fayette County, Ohio (27)
Lost (29,036)
Lost 1958 (106)
Lost during 1950s (925)
North Fork Paint Creek (Ohio) (2)
Ohio (4,290)
Owned by state (16,591)
Replaced by new bridge (19,738)
Through truss (17,174)
Truss (35,919)
US 22 (29)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "North Fork Paint Creek (Ohio)"
  • March 26, 2022: New photos from Brandon Cooper

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