White Bridge

Also known as: Riverside Cemetery Bridge
.07 miles E of SR 616 crossing Yellow Creek, Poland Village, Ohio

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By Louise Taft Cawood - Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph Division HAER: OHIO,50-POL,2-2, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8493193

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Description 

The White Bowstring Arch Truss Bridge is the only known example in Ohio of William Rezner's patented oval wrought-iron tubular arch design. Only two other examples are known to exist in the United States (as of August 1986). Bowstring arch bridges were once common, and many were built between 1850 and 1880, but few have survived. This bridge was built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, which was one of America's largest and most important bridge building companies in the late 19th century. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER OH-39)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1983
Reference number
83004319
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Oval tubular Arch Bowstring
Areas of significance
Engineering; Invention
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1877

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2022: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • September 4, 2012: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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