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#1 mobilene

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 06:34 AM

S as in "S bridge." I've already shared the ones at Blaine and over Salt Fork. There are two others, and maybe even a third, but you can't drive on them anymore.

Let's deal with the "maybe" bridge first. Do you see the old roadbed here? Do you see the S shape?

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There's a bridge under there. Wonder what happened to it?!

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Next is the Cassell S Bridge.

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And finally the S bridge at Fox Creek.

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Under the arch:

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The brick road leading away:

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#2 Keep the Show on the Road!

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 10:31 AM

Jim,

Cars in those days must have been really narrow to fit between the posts on those S bridge approaches! :blink: :lol:

Seriously, I thought the "S No More" was an interesting discovery. Is it described in "the literature?"

Dave

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#3 mobilene

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 07:08 PM

I don't remember reading about S No More anywhere. Bridgehunter.com, surely the finest historic bridge Web site, knew nothing about it (though I just informed them).

You'd need a skinny motorcycle or a scooter to drive the other two S bridges!

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 07:21 AM

I believe your S No More bridge is the Cooks Run bridge listed here. It's about the middle of the page and you'll probably have to search for it. It's also mentioned on page 17 of the Ohio NR Travelers Guide. I was unaware (or had forgotten) that this was now on line. The ONRA site also has provisions (bottom of page) for ordering a free hard copy.

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:20 PM

Thanks for these tips, Denny -- very helpful! -Jim




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