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The Wheeling Suspension Bridge

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The Wheeling Suspension Bridge offers a pictorial heritage of one of America's great antebellum structures, crossing the Ohio River.

Architect Charles Ellet, Jr introduced the French system of cable suspension bridges in 1842, promoting and building for more than 2 decades. His masterpiece was the Wheelng Suspension Bridge, completed in 1849.