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Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
MISSING
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Y-Bridge

— 1902 —

 
 
Y-Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey
1. Y-Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

World famous part of the Old National Road.

Maintained by Muskingum County
Marker by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers
Approved by the Ohio Historical Society

 
Erected 1974. (Marker Number 5-60.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the The Historic National Road series lists.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 56.399′ N, 82° 0.9′ W. Marker was in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker was on West Main Street (Historic National Road) (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling east. Marker was on the western approach to the bridge. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Y-Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different
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marker also named Y-Bridge (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Y-Bridge (about 700 feet away); The Bicentennial Legacy Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); American Legion Post #29 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The three Zanesville Y-Bridge markers.
 
Y-Bridge and Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey
2. Y-Bridge and Missing Marker
Replacement for Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
3. Replacement for Marker
This tablet is in approximately the same location as the missing marker and reads, “Zanesville ‘Y’–Bridge. Rebuilt – 1984. County Commissioners Don L. Diltz, Pres.; George A. Buchanan, V. Pres.; Ancel G. Luburgh. County Engineer Loren C. Camp.”
Western Approach to the Y-Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 11, 2008
4. Western Approach to the Y-Bridge
Compare with Photo 2. Tablet that replaced marker can be seen in this photo.
Zanesville Y-Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
5. Zanesville Y-Bridge
View from the western arm of the "Y". Bridge branches at the traffic lights.
Zanesville's Y-Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
6. Zanesville's Y-Bridge
Unfortunately, top of Y is obscured behind the trees on the left. Use the satellite view on the map and zoom in to see the overhead view of the bridge. Superstructure seen above the bridge is of a railroad bridge in the distance. The location of this missing marker was just out of frame on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,510 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on June 24, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   5, 6. submitted on June 24, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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