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Conesville Covered Bridge 35-16-06x

Photo 

Conesville covered bridge

Photo taken by Doug Chapman

BH Photo #248084

Map 

Description 

In 1958 the bridge was unsafe and was intentionally set on fire to dispose of it.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith Truss Covered Bridge over Muskingum River on Road
Location
Conesville, Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed in a controlled fire.
History
Built 1875, Closed & abandoned 1955, Demolished via controlled burn 1958
Design
Smith through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 400.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18760, -81.88771   (decimal degrees)
40°11'15" N, 81°53'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/424432/4448956 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Conesville
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-16-06x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 55476 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,286)
Built 1875 (92)
Built during 1870s (911)
Conesville, Ohio (2)
Coshocton County, Ohio (18)
Covered (1,362)
Destroyed by fire (134)
Lost (19,122)
Lost 1958 (50)
Lost during 1950s (398)
Ohio (3,004)
Smith truss (31)
Through truss (13,001)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,683)
Truss (29,648)
Wooden deck (5,883)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2013: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Wooden deck" removed "Railroad"
  • February 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info
  • February 5, 2013: Added by Doug Chapman

Sources 

  • Doug Chapman
  • Luke
  • Book