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Rock Creek Covered Bridge 35-04-23x

Photos 

Columbus Metropolitan Library

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BH Photo #280025

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Rock Creek on Stiles Avenue
Location
Rock Creek, Ashtabula County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1832 by Samuel Ackley & George Crowell of Ashtabula-Trumbull Turnpike Co.; Survived flood and ice jams 1884; Caught fire 1924; Petitions raised 1942 by Travelers Club to save and preserve but failed; Dismantled and replace by steel truss 1948
Builders
- George Crowell
- Samuel Ackley
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 119.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66051, -80.86551   (decimal degrees)
41°39'38" N, 80°51'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/511197/4612092 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-04-23x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • March 19, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Starbeacon.com - Two-Lane Wonder? (Article on bridge)
  • Richard Doody