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Zoarville Station Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1868
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Fink type truss bridge
Through truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 40° 34' 38.40" N    81° 23' 29.06" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 33.88 m
span 32.92 m

Materials

truss cast iron
wrought iron
abutments masonry

Significance

The Zoarville Station Bridge is the only Fink through truss known to exist in the United States. Originally part of a three span bridge, it was constructed by the firm of Smith, Latrobe, and Company of Baltimore, Maryland, one of the most important bridge building companies in the United States during the late 19th century.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20005826
  • Published on:
    02/10/2002
  • Last updated on:
    26/05/2020