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O&E Canal Bridge - Newcomerstown

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O&E Canal Bridge - Newcomerstown

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer lift bridge over O&E Canal on Pennsylvania RR (maybe)
Location
Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroad
- Marietta, Pittsburgh, & Cleveland Railway
Design
Steel stringer vertical lift bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27510, -81.60620   (decimal degrees)
40°16'30" N, 81°36'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/448463/4458467 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2022: New photo from Paul Plassman
  • November 17, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 17, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

O&E Canal Bridge - Newcomerstown
Posted November 17, 2019, by Douglas Butler

I never knew Newcomerstown had a vertical lift bridge good find!!!!!!

O&E Canal Bridge - Newcomerstown
Posted November 17, 2019, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

My posting is based solely on the one photograph; any additional information regarding the history and location is appreciated.