Big Four Bridge

Big Four Bridge (HMJUQ)

Location: Sidney, OH 45365 Shelby County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 16.446', W 84° 9.27'

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This landmark bridge was completed in September 1924 by the Walsh Construction Company for the C.C.C.&St.L. Railroad, and hailed as a "stupendous piece of engineering work." The original Bellefontaine and Indiana line went through downtown Sidney but was rerouted to this location due in part to the 1913 flood. Construction project materials included 28,000 yards of concrete and 900,000 pounds of steel. Five men died during construction.

An unidentified worker is believed to be buried in the column behind this marker.
Year Placed2008
Placed BySidney County Historical Society, Sidney Visitors Bureau and Sprint
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 741933 N 4462065
Decimal Degrees40.27410000, -84.15450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.446', W 84° 9.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 26.76" N, 84° 9' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 912-988 Co Hwy 25A, Sidney OH 45365, US
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