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Harmar Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Goold in November 2011

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BH Photo #221111

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Street Views 

Videos 

Hamar Bridge

Time-lapse video of bridge being opened July 26, 2015, shot by Dave Boley

Dave Boley via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/www.HarmarVillageMariettaOhio )

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Hamar Bridge

Time-lapse of bridge opening July 26, 2015 by John J. Burgardt

John J. Burgardt via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/john.j.burgardt/videos/vb.1072357772/10205752108936600/?type=2&theater )

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge with manual swing draw span over Muskingum River on Railroad now pedestrian only
Location
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio
Status
Closed to all traffic.
History
Built 1913; Donatd by B&O and converted to pedestrian use 1962; Rehabbed in 2007
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
B&O - Harmar Bridge
Harmar Rail-Trail - Muskigum River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41183, -81.45714   (decimal degrees)
39°24'43" N, 81°27'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/460646/4362578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marietta
Inventory number
BH 50349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (447)
Built 1913 (850)
Built during 1910s (9,512)
Closed (2,646)
Footbridge (418)
Have street view (26,360)
Marietta, Ohio (5)
Movable (2,912)
Muskingum River (27)
Ohio (3,318)
Pedestrian Movable Bridges (34)
Pin-connected (3,832)
Pratt through truss (5,280)
Pratt truss (9,130)
Rail-to-trail (1,472)
Railroad (15,179)
Swing (1,411)
Through truss (14,756)
Truss (32,297)
Washington County, Ohio (57)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2020: New photos from David Case
  • December 22, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 21, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 20, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 27, 2015: New video from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • June 24, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info
  • November 29, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Location and street view
  • November 28, 2011: Added by John Goold

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Comments 

Harmar Bridge
Posted May 28, 2020, by David Case

Swing span is swung to prevent people from crossing the bridge. Fundraising effort is underway.

Harmar Bridge
Posted February 12, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Interesting article on a group's fundraising efforts to restore this bridge:

http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/569973/A...