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Governor Kirker Covered Bridge 35-01-10

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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BH Photo #126214

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Eagle Creek, East Fork in Liberty
Location
Adams County, Ohio
Status
Open only to pedestrians. below average condition
History
Built 1890, don't know the date of bypass.
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss covered bridge, high skew angle, metal bracing added.
Dimensions
Span length: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78385, -83.60350   (decimal degrees)
38°47'02" N, 83°36'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/273857/4296010 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Union
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-01-10 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 37654 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,828)
Adams County, Ohio (38)
Built 1890 (247)
Built during 1890s (2,720)
Bypassed (160)
Covered (1,521)
Multiple Kingpost truss (142)
Ohio (3,102)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open to pedestrians (3,787)
Skewed (4,804)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,550)
Through truss (13,908)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,949)
Truss (31,047)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2009: Updated by Brian McKee: Added some photos, GPS and other information
  • October 24, 2008: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 16, 2008: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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