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W&LE - Zoar Bridge

Photos 

Wooden RR Pratt Zoar OH 1

Note the bracing and plaque

Photo uploaded by Art S.

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BH Photo #476573

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River & Ohio & Erie Canal on Wheeling & Lake Erie (1850-1949)
Location
Zoar, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Railroad
- Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad (1850-1949) (W&LE)
Design
Pratt through truss (original concept - wooden compression members & iron tension members
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61057, -81.42855   (decimal degrees)
40°36'38" N, 81°25'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/463746/4495616 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2021: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • July 20, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • July 20, 2020: New photo from Art Suckewer

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Nathan Holth