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Old C&O Auto Bridge

Photo 

Co card5

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #501692

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss over Ohio River on US127 (Formerly C&O Railroad)
Location
Covington, Hamilton County, Ohio, and Kenton County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1889; Converted to road 1929; Replaced 1974
Railroad
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss (Camelback format)
Also called
US127 Ohio River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.09109, -84.51923   (decimal degrees)
39°05'28" N, 84°31'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/714552/4329815 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • July 19, 2021: New photo from Luke

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