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Beechmont Bridge

Description 

Either lost in the 1937 flood (historic photos depict it under water) or replaced in 1951.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Little Miami River on Beechmont Avenue
Location
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Possibly lost in the flood of 1937
Design
Two-span, pin-connected, 12-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.11015, -84.40061   (decimal degrees)
39°06'37" N, 84°24'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/724752/4332217 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

12-panel truss (102)
Cincinnati, Ohio (65)
Hamilton County, Ohio (131)
Little Miami River (37)
Lost (29,206)
Ohio (4,326)
Owned by state (16,594)
Pennsylvania truss (586)
Pin-connected (4,907)
Replaced by new bridge (19,843)
Through truss (17,289)
Truss (36,056)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Beechmont Bridge
Posted February 20, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Some vintage photos from 1933 and 1937 that Rick found and that we've been discussing, showing the colossal flooding in 1937.