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Station Bridge

Preservation & Restoration

Zoarville Station Bridge at Camp Tuscazoar

Phase VIII - Re-Assembly and Re-Opening

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Completed:  Ongoing


Columns arrive in New Philadelphia for re-assembly
Columns arrive in New Philadelphia
for re-assembly
Columns arrive in New Philadelphia for re-assembly
Columns arrive in New Philadelphia
for re-assembly
Bridge components arrive in New Philadelphia for re-assembly
Bridge components arrive in New
Philadelphia for re-assembly
Bridge components arrive at the job site for re-assembly
Bridge components arrive at the
job site for re-assembly
Bridge re-assembly is underway (1)
Bridge re-assembly is underway
Bridge re-assembly is underway (2)
Bridge re-assembly is underway
Bridge re-assembly continues (1)
Bridge re-assembly continues
Bridge re-assembly continues (2)
Bridge re-assembly continues
Bridge re-assembly continues (3)
Bridge re-assembly continues
Bridge re-assembly continues (4)
Bridge re-assembly continues


Preparations begin for lifting the bridge (1)
Preparations begin for lifting the bridge
Preparations begin for lifting the bridge (2)
Preparations begin for lifting the bridge
Large crane is moved into position
Large crane is moved into position
Preparations continue for lifting the bridge
Preparations continue for lifting the bridge
Preparations finalized for lifting the bridge (1)
Preparations finalized for lifting the bridge
Preparations finalized for lifting the bridge (2)
Preparations finalized for lifting the bridge
Preparations finalized for lifting the bridge (3)
Preparations finalized for lifting the bridge


Crane is attached
Crane is attached
Observers
Observers
The lift begins
The lift begins
The bridge leaves the ground
The bridge leaves the ground
The bridge floats above the ground
The bridge floats above the ground
Bridge begins to move
Bridge begins to move
Bridge continues to move
Bridge continues to move
Bridge is moved into final position
Bridge is moved into final position
Bridge is set down
Bridge is set down
Finishing touches underway
Finishing touches underway
(photo courtesy of Nathan Holth - Historic
Bridges of Michigan and Elsewhere)
Concrete now holds the bridge in place
Concrete now holds the bridge in place


Stringers are complete and decking is about to be installed (1)
Stringers are complete and decking is
about to be installed
Concrete pad at bridge entrance
Concrete pad at bridge entrance

Stringers are complete and decking is about to be installed (2)
Stringers are complete and decking is
about to be installed
Stringers are complete and decking is about to be installed
Stringers are complete and decking is
about to be installed
Stringers are complete and decking is about to be installed (4)
Stringers are complete and decking is
about to be installed
Installation of decking is under way (1)
Installation of decking is under way

Installation of decking is under way (2)
Installation of decking is under way
Installation of decking is under way (3)
Installation of decking is under way
Clips hold the decking in place
Clips hold the decking in place
Flood waters surround the bridge on August 24, 2007 (1)
Flood waters surround the bridge on
August 24, 2007
Flood waters surround the bridge on August 24, 2007 (2)
Flood waters surround the bridge on
August 24, 2007
Flood debris remains on lower bridge components on Aug. 31, 2007
Flood debris remains on lower bridge
components on Aug. 31, 2007
Railing has been added.
Railing has been added.

Installation of decking and railings has been completed (1)
Installation of decking and railings
has been completed.
Installation of decking and railings has been completed (2)
Installation of decking and railings
has been completed.
Installation of decking and railings has been completed (3)
Installation of decking and railings
has been completed.
Finishing touches are nearly complete.
Finishing touches are nearly complete.

U.S. Congressman Ralph Regula surveys the bridge prior to the dedication ceremony.
U.S. Congressman Ralph Regula surveys the bridge prior to the dedication ceremony.
Guests gather below the awning for the dedication ceremony.
Guests gather below the awning for the
dedication ceremony.

 
Civil War re-enactors cross the bridge while the Tusky Valley High School band waits on the far side
Civil War re-enactors cross the bridge prior
to the dedication ceremony.  The Tusky Valley
High School band waits on the far side
to perform the Star Spangled Banner.
U.S. Congressman Regula speaks at the bridge dedication.
U.S. Congressman Regula speaks at the bridge dedication.
Zoarville resident Roxie Long shares her memories of the bridge.
Zoarville resident Roxie Long shares her
memories of the bridge.
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to Stan Rosenblatt
Project manager Dave Tschantz (right)
presents a plaque to Stan Rosenblatt of the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to Harry Matter
Dave Tschantz (right) presents a plaque to Harry Matter, President of Civil Design Associates.
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to Aldo Balestra and Bob Dermer
Dave presents a plaque to Aldo Balestra (left), owner of Sheldon-Gantt and General
Manager Bob Dermer.
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to Richard Bible
Dave presents a plaque to Richard Bible,
ODOT District 11 Deputy Director.
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to Chris Abbuhl
Dave presents a plaque to Tuscarawas
County Commissioner Chris Abbuhl.
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to Joe Bachman
Dave presents a plaque to Tuscarawas
County Engineer Joe Bachman.
Dave Tschantz presents a plaque to David Simmons
Dave presents a plaque to David Simmons of
the Ohio Historical Society.
Guests listen as Congressman Regula speaks.
Guests listen as Congressman Regula speaks.

The ribbon is cut to re-open the bridge
Richard Bible, Bob Dermer, Aldo Balestra,
Charles Lebold, Congressman Regula and
Dave Tschantz (left to right) cut the ribbon
to officially re-open the bridge.
Boy Scout Troop 94 and the Tusky Valley High School band cross the bridge
Boy Scout Troop 94 of Dover crosses the bridge, followed by the Tusky Valley High School band.
Guests cross the bridge immediately following the dedication ceremony.
Guests cross the bridge immediately
following the dedication ceremony.
Guests gather on the bridge immediately following the dedication ceremony (1)
Guests gather on the bridge immediately
following the dedication ceremony.
Guests gather on the bridge immediately following the dedication ceremony (2)
Guests gather on the bridge immediately
following the dedication ceremony.
Congressman Regula talks with Dan Rice of the Ohio-Erie Canal Corridor Coalition.
Congressman Regula talks with Dan Rice of
the Ohio-Erie Canal Corridor Coalition.

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