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Fifth Street Bridge

Photos 

Fifth Street Bridge standing alone during 1913 Flood

http://ww2.ohiohistory.org/etcetera/exhibits/swio/Images/1913%20Flood/1913_ZANESVILLE_3b.jpg

View this photo at ww2.ohiohistory.org

BH Photo #290122

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Fifth Street
Location
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1893;
Builders
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio (Superstructure)
- T.B. Townsend of Zanesville, Ohio (Substructure)
Design
Pennsylvania Through truss (Camelback format) main span
2-Pratt deck approach spans on one end
Several stringer approach spans on the other end.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94767, -82.00694   (decimal degrees)
39°56'52" N, 82°00'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/413981/4422434 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zanesville West
Inventory number
BH 62206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,854)
Beam (14,294)
Built 1893 (206)
Built during 1890s (2,732)
Curved (417)
Deck truss (1,600)
Lost (22,107)
Muskingum County, Ohio (83)
Muskingum River (27)
Ohio (3,106)
Pennsylvania truss (435)
Pratt deck truss (329)
Pratt truss (8,676)
Smith Bridge Co. (66)
Steel stringer (5,583)
T.B. Townsend (3)
Through truss (13,956)
Truss (31,118)
Zanesville, Ohio (20)

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 19, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • December 30, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 9, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • January 9, 2016: Photo imported by Brandon Cooper
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Brandon Cooper