OK, so this particular bridge is fascinating to me. Not so much the story surrounding it because, to be honest, there’s not much to go on. But there’s clearly more to this story than meets the eye…and the universe clearly wants the story told.
You see, as fate would have it, just before I was getting ready to publish the Hyde Road story, a blog reader, Lori Lotts, left a comment on the Ohio Crybaby Bridge Project home page. She asked about an alleged Crybaby Bridge on Jacoby Road, which I didn’t currently have listed. Long story short, through a series of messages between Lori and myself, it would appear that the Jacoby Road bridge was the original location of the Crybaby Bridge story. And when that bridge was demolished, the story migrated a few streets over to the Hyde Road bridge, where the current legend resides.
Needless to say, I’m very excited about the idea of not only finding another Crybaby Bridge, but also my potentially being able to track the history of this version of the legend!
I could tell you more, but why don’t you go ahead and click here to read about it yourself. And if you’ve got anything to add to the story, be sure to let me know!
As always, if this is your first time visiting the Ohio Crybaby Bridge Project, you might want to visit the Ohio Crybaby Bridge Project home page first.