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Seven Mile Creek Bridge (Pre 1956)

Photos 

Seven Mile Creek Bridge - Older

The Journal Herald: August 2 1956

BH Photo #450634

Map 

Description 

Portal design is suggestive of Morse BC.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Seven Mile Creek on OH 725
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1956
Builder
- Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio (Possible fabricator)
Design
12-panel, pinned Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62921, -84.64455   (decimal degrees)
39°37'45" N, 84°38'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/702154/4389255 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eaton South
Inventory number
BH 77773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Lost (26,834)
Lost 1956 (84)
Lost during 1950s (774)
Morse Bridge Co. (37)
Ohio (3,808)
Owned by state (16,270)
Preble County, Ohio (70)
Replaced by new bridge (18,206)
Through truss (15,946)
Truss (34,223)
Whipple truss (433)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • June 23, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 26, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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Comments 

Seven Mile Creek Bridge - Older
Posted June 23, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

A Whipple !