Blaine Hill "S" Bridge

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Blaine Hill "S" Bridge
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The Blaine S Bridge in 2010.
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LocationTownship Road 649 at Blaine, Ohio
Coordinates 40°4′0.92″N80°49′15.49″W / 40.0669222°N 80.8209694°W / 40.0669222; -80.8209694 Coordinates: 40°4′0.92″N80°49′15.49″W / 40.0669222°N 80.8209694°W / 40.0669222; -80.8209694
Built1828
NRHP reference No. 10000082 [1]
Added to NRHPMarch 17, 2010

The Blaine Hill "S" Bridge is located over Wheeling Creek at the western boundaries of Blaine in Belmont County, Ohio, United States. The bridge was designated the Ohio Bicentennial Bridge in 2003, [2] and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 17, 2010. [1]

Built in 1826, the Blaine Hill Bridge is the oldest standing bridge in Ohio. Its three stone arches span approximately 385 feet (117 m). [3]

The S Bridge with mile marker on right. Milestone on Old 'S' Bridge, Blaine vicinity (Belmont County, Ohio).jpg
The S Bridge with mile marker on right.
Blaine Hill "S" Bridge in July 2013 with Blaine Hill Viaduct on the right Blaine Hill "S" Bridge in July 2013.jpg
Blaine Hill "S" Bridge in July 2013 with Blaine Hill Viaduct on the right

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. "Blaine Hill Bridge". Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
  3. Wright, D.K. (May 18, 2010). "Old Blaine Hill S-Bridge Makes National Register of Historic Places". The State Journal . Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Media Holdings, LLC. Archived from the original on July 25, 2011. Retrieved May 18, 2010.

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