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Wooster Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Wooster Street Circa 1908

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BH Photo #402644

Description 

Portal elements appear to indicate a Canton span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Canal/River on Wooster Avenue in Dover.
Location
Dover, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893; Replaced 1939
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. (NOT&L)
- Tuscarawas Traction Co.
Design
(3)7-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52019, -81.47353   (decimal degrees)
40°31'13" N, 81°28'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/459888/4485603 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dover
Inventory number
BH 78433 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • August 12, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and possible fabricator.
  • August 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 14, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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