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Sells Covered Bridge 35-15-01 #2


35 15 01 sells

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #273497



The original 1878 bridge was built, including foundations, at a cost of $632.00. In the early 1980s the bridge was propped up on wooden cribbing and in such poor condition the county closed both the bridge and road. Then in 1989, it was dismantled and stored. In 1991 the bridge was then moved to Scenic Vista Park where it was rebuilt. On July 19, 1993, arsonists broke into the park before dawn and set the covered bridge on fire, completely destroying it. The present structure was completed in the fall of 1994. The structure rests on cut stone abutments. It is covered with unpainted vertical boards on the sides and portals. Open under the eaves for ventilation. The deck consist of lengthwise planking and it has a red painted metal roof.


Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Ravine
Columbiana County, Ohio
Built 1878
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Roller Mill covered bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73817, -80.81980   (decimal degrees)
40°44'17" N, 80°49'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/515214/4509707 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
35-15-01 #2
BH 59411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


19th Century (7,955)
Built 1878 (94)
Built during 1870s (1,189)
Columbiana County, Ohio (71)
Covered (1,746)
Multiple Kingpost truss (151)
Ohio (3,806)
Through truss (15,934)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,417)
Truss (34,206)
Unknown status (1,521)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2021: New photo from David Case
  • October 25, 2014: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 27, 2014: Added by Jack Schmidt


  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • David Case