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Herman Avenue Bridge

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Herman Avenue Bridge

The Dayton Herald: November 17 1905

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BH Photo #452347

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Description 

Although the article refers to the main span as being a sub-divided Pratt it appears to be a Parker.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Herman Avenue
Location
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
Builder
- New Castle Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Parker through truss with 2 Pratt through trusses on each side
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.0 ft.
Total length: 750.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.77133, -84.18962   (decimal degrees)
39°46'17" N, 84°11'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/740709/4406155 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added photo and realigned pin
  • July 17, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • July 17, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com

Comments 

Herman Avenue Bridge
Posted July 17, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony ! I immediately thought of you when I read New Castle as the builder !

Herman Avenue Bridge
Posted July 17, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Great find Melissa!