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Egypt Pike Bridge, Egypt Pike (County Road 21) spanning Mud Run, New Holland, Pickaway County, OH



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Location
Egypt Pike (County Road 21) spanning Mud Run, New Holland, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-83
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N33).
Building/structure dates: 1876 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1987 subsequent work
Significance: The bridge is a rare example of the "Champion Wrought Iron Arch Bridge" patented in 1874 by Jonathan and Zimri Wall. The design played a key role in the early history of their company, the Champion Iron Bridge Company. Later renamed the Champion Bridge Company, it is the only 19th century Ohio bridge company to survive to the present day.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Champion Iron Bridge Company
Wall, Jonathan
Wall, Zimri


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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