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Shepard Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford in November 2008

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BH Photo #446722

Description 

In 2005, the Franklin County Engineers office & Metro Parks received the 2005 Historic Bridge award for the relocation & re-use of this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Georges Creek on Yellowlegs Trail in Pickerington Ponds Metro Park
Location
Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Originally spanned Hellbranch Run in Pleasant Twp. Moved to Pickerington Ponds Metro Park, repaired & repainted in 2004.
Builder
- Columbus Bridge Co. of Columbus, Ohio
Design
Warren pony truss with no verticals
Also called
The County Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88795, -82.79693   (decimal degrees)
39°53'17" N, 82°47'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/346359/4416866 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84985 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builder.
  • April 18, 2019: New photos from Janis Ford

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