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Scioto Street Bridge (Pre 1937)

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Scioto Street Bridge

1937 flood

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #509644

Description 

Appears to be an 1890's product of WIBCo.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Scioto Street
Location
Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Possibly lost after 1937 flood
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Likely Fabricator based on plaque style)
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss with at least three spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87548, -83.01408   (decimal degrees)
38°52'32" N, 83°00'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/325284/4304886 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

8-panel truss (512)
A-frame portal (486)
Lost (28,468)
Lucasville, Ohio (3)
Ohio (4,188)
One-lane traffic (7,835)
Owned by city (6,082)
Pin-connected (4,696)
Pratt through truss (6,056)
Pratt truss (10,297)
Scioto County, Ohio (62)
Scioto River (108)
Through truss (16,776)
Truss (35,452)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (442)

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added likely fabricator.
  • January 20, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "8-panel truss", "A-frame portal", "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected"
  • October 11, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 11, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Scioto Street Bridge (Pre 1937)
Posted January 22, 2022, by Paul Plassman

https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10219475954836901&set=g...

According to this post, the bridge at Lucasville was built in 1904 and demolished in 1972.

However, this contradicts another post that says a bridge at Lucasville (possibly the 1879 bridge) washed out in 1913, so I'm not sure I place too much stock in these dates.