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This is a list of all 2 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Great Miami River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1868 High Street (Hamilton)
Hamilton, Ohio, USA (Great Miami River)
Bridgemeister ID:67
References:EOV
Principals:John Gray
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
1873 Franklin
Franklin, Ohio, USA (Great Miami River)
Bridgemeister ID:80
References:EOV, HWCO
Principals:J. W. Shipman & Co., John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Replaced, 1933
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Traffic restricted to foot traffic, 1931. Closed, 1933, after the bridge sagged significantly.
  • From HWCO: "The towers are thirty-eight feet high, and each consists of four columns, of Phoenix column iron. The cables are of steel wire and each is composed of 343 strands, the whole cable having a diameter of seven inches. The masonry is constructed of Dayton stone, and is of a very substantial character... The wire and iron work was done in the summer of 1873 under the superintendence of Roebling & Sons, of Trenton, N. J. The bridge is stayed by strong wire cables and stiffened by an iron truss. The whole cost was $43,900."
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg.

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