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1 suspension bridge was found for search criteria: HWCO . The one bridge from the search results appears below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: HWCO. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
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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