Ohio River - Sciotoville, Ohio, USA
Gustav Lindenthal completed two monumental bridges in 1917. Of the two, he is better known for the massive Hell Gate rail bridge in New York. Sciotoville, however, is equally impressive. In Bridges: Spans of North America David Plowden wrote:
- "As with Hell Gate, everything about Sciotoville is, and needed to be, gigantic, for over the line on which it was built rolled some of the world's heaviest trains. It was designed to carry 78,800 pounds per linear foot, the highest combined live and dead loads ever called for in any bridge."
All photos by David Denenberg, please do not reuse without permission.
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