This is one of only three surviving examples of a Ball patented pipe truss bridge. The bridge is abandoned. The bridge is at the least at risk for demolition by neglect. A protected beaver dam is causing water on this waterway to rise, putting the lower chord in the water. This will cause the truss to rust and deteriorate to say nothing of the risk of damage during floods. This small bridge needs to be relocated and preserved elsewhere.
Above: Charles Ball factory. Photo From Windsor Historical Commission.
Above: Charles Ball and his daughter. Photo From Windsor Historical Commission.
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