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St Marys River Bridge

Facts 

Overview
1887 Columbia Bridge Co. Whipple through truss bridge originally located over St Marys River on Gallman Road. Superstructure restored and relocated elsewhere.
Location
Mendon, Mercer County, Ohio
Status
Removed from this location and replaced by a new bridge. The removed superstructure was subsequently restored (including replicating the finials and date blocks) and relocated to a park in Newark, OH (Licking Co.)
History
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1970; 1992. Subsequently restored and relocated in a park in Licking County Ohio
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Co. of Dayton, Ohio (successors to) [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio (AKA)
- D.H. & C.C. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio [also known as Columbia Bridge Works]
Design
Wrought-iron, pin-connected, 11-panel Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.9 ft.
Total length: 152.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66473, -84.46567   (decimal degrees)
40°39'53" N, 84°27'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/714228/4504628 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5457467 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 54814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: amended overview from pony truss to Whipple through truss
  • May 30, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: Fixed from lost pony truss to relocated CBW Whipple Through Truss
  • December 5, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com