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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1931 Sidaway
Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Kingsbury Run)
Bridgemeister ID:171
Structurae ID:0015438
Coordinates:N 41.477805 W 81.642944
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BMC
Principals:Wilbur Watson, Fred Plummer. New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad Co.
Use:Footbridge
Status:Derelict, 1966 (last checked, 2012)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:400f
Side spans:2 x 140f
Deck width:6f
Notes
  • BMC describes a feud between the neighborhoods on either side of the bridge that led to events in July 1966: "someone set fire to the wooden deck and ripped out fifteen feet of the southern portion. The bridge now is considered a nuisance."
Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz

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