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Factory Road Bridge


Looking East

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2010


BH Photo #169196


Lost Pony truss bridge over Leslies Run on TR 341(E Factory Road)
Preble County, Ohio
Removed and replaced
Built ca.1900
Pinned,Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Leslies Run TR 341 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72258, -84.50518   (decimal degrees)
39°43'21" N, 84°30'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/713828/4399943 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Alexandria
Average daily traffic (as of 1969)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6838154 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.1 (out of 100)
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Lost (32,322)
Lost 2010 (488)
Lost during 2010s (3,692)
Ohio (5,115)
One-lane traffic (8,138)
Owned by county (22,057)
Pony truss (17,634)
Pratt pony truss (4,158)
Pratt truss (10,915)
Preble County, Ohio (75)
Replaced by new bridge (22,028)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,529)
Structurally deficient (12,448)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,928)
Truss (38,720)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge has been replaced.
  • September 26, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Sadly, this nice pinned Pratt pony is now gone.
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped



Factory Road Bridge
Posted December 23, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

These little pony trusses are being replaced at a rapid pace. I really like the little things. "Progress" can be disappointing.

Factory Road Bridge
Posted September 25, 2010, by Eric Root (ejort [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is gone, modern bridge is open with signs of very recent work as of September 25 2010.