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Putnam Street Bridge (1880)

Description 

Total length is the aggregate of the span lengths added together.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Muskingum River on Putnam Street Bridge
Location
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1880; all spans except the swing span destroyed in 1884 flood
Design
Howe pony truss swing span, 129'
Five timber Smith truss spans, 75'; 120'; 155'; 155'; 194'
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 194.0 ft.
Total length: 828.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41367, -81.45752   (decimal degrees)
39°24'49" N, 81°27'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/460613/4362782 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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