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Another type bridge is this one located on New Hope Road, which was torn down after the picture was taken. This is a modification of the Howe Truss design. Notice the triangle which the studding forms. In 1840 the railroads needed a strong bridge. This type was used, being reinforced with iron rods perpendicular to the base and passing throught the point of the triangles.
Greene County, Ohio