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Laymon Road Bridge, J. W. Denver Williams Park, Wilmington, Clinton County, OH



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Item Title


Location
J. W. Denver Williams Park, Wilmington, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-101
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N42).
Building/structure dates: 1871 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1992 subsequent work
Significance: Along with the Sockman Road, Oak Knoll and Towpath bridges, the Laymon Road Bridge is one of the few remaining iron bridges based on a patent design significant in Ohio's highly competitive and experimental era of iron bridge construction. Designed by Joseph Davenport and built by the Massillon Bridge Company, the Laymon Road Bridge is an iron lattice bowstring truss.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Davenport, Joseph
Massillion Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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