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Gervais Street Bridge (1872)

Photos 

Photo provided by the Richland Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #339393

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss (?) bridge over Congaree River on Gervais Street
Location
Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina, and Richland County, South Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge; Remains can be seen just north of the current structure
History
Built 1872; Replaced 1928
Builder
- Watson Manufacturing Co. of Paterson, New Jersey
Design
Post through truss (?)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.99623, -81.05016   (decimal degrees)
33°59'46" N, 81°03'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/495367/3761738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Columbia
Inventory number
BH 60002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 2, 2021: Updated by Charles Wooster: Updated builder and date built
  • January 25, 2016: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • October 14, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • March 1, 2014: Added by Dave King

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Charles Wooster - cwooster [at] aol [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs