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Main Street Bridge (Old Truss Bridge)

Photo 

ca. 1930 view (Middle bridge in photo.)

Source: Columbus Metropolitan Library Collection, https://digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org/digital/coll...

Historical Photo

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BH Photo #456628

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Scioto River on Main Street
Location
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Whipple through truss, continuous over 2 spans, + 2 simple Pratt through truss spans on west.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95603, -83.00656   (decimal degrees)
39°57'22" N, 83°00'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/328604/4424804 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Columbus, Ohio (74)
Franklin County, Ohio (116)
Lost (28,544)
Ohio (4,201)
Pin-connected (4,715)
Pratt through truss (6,061)
Pratt truss (10,308)
Replaced by new bridge (19,416)
Scioto River (109)
Through truss (16,821)
Truss (35,508)
Whipple truss (466)

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Scioto River", "Continuous" and added more design info
  • September 23, 2019: New photo from Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Main Street Bridge (Old Truss Bridge)
Posted September 23, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I thought I was looking at a continuous truss... and a Whipple at that! Very cool!