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C&LE - Bantas Fork Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken from The Street Railway Journal - June 1899

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BH Photo #504386

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Bantas Fork on Dayton & Western Traction Co.
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced?
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Cincinnati & Lake Erie Railroad (C&LE)
- Dayton & Western Traction Co. (D&WT)
- Indiana, Columbus & Eastern Traction Co. (IC&ET)
- Interurban
- Ohio Electric Railway (OE)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Also called
IC&ET - Bantas Fork Bridge
Ohio Electric - Bantas Fork Bridge
D&WT - Bantas Fork Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74472, -84.56673   (decimal degrees)
39°44'41" N, 84°34'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/708486/4402256 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2021: Updated by Luke: Changed name to reflect that the line died as part of the C&LE
  • August 24, 2021: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke