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Gandy Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by WayneJ in April 2012

BH Photo #253450

Map 

Description 

Became a private driveway for a farm when Whitmer Road was rerouted to the south bank of Gandy Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Gandy Creek on Private Driveway
Location
Randolph County, West Virginia
Status
Bypassed
Future prospects
Bypassed by a new girder bridge.
History
Built c. 1900 to cross Gandy Creek on Whitmer Road (County Road 29)
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Dimensions
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.82531, -79.56333   (decimal degrees)
38°49'31" N, 79°33'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/624712/4298371 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitmer
Inventory number
BH 54473 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2021: New photo from Sherman Cahal
  • May 11, 2013: New photos from Wayne Johnson
  • November 14, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Pin-connected"

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