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Roley School House Covered Bridge 35-23-49

Photo 

Postcard

At original location

Columbus Metropolitan Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

View this photo at digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org

BH Photo #280050

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Dry land
Location
Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio
Status
Was In Lancaster County Fairgrounds until it blew down 4/2/16.
Future prospects
The bridge is currently in storage. The plan is to rebuild it eventually. It will probably be in a different location, most likely over Fetters Run near Ohio Univ. Lancaster or the High School to join other historic bridges that have already been moved to span this creek.
History
Built 1899 .5 miles north of Baltimore, Ohio over a tributary of Paw-Paw Creek
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 49.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72461, -82.60151   (decimal degrees)
39°43'29" N, 82°36'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/362744/4398418 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-23-49 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 59600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,801)
Built 1899 (356)
Built during 1890s (2,712)
Collapsed (292)
Covered (1,520)
Fairfield County, Ohio (42)
Fairgrounds (8)
Have street view (25,065)
Lancaster, Ohio (3)
Lost (21,307)
Lost 2016 (186)
Lost during 2010s (2,501)
Multiple Kingpost truss (142)
Ohio (3,090)
Owned by county (19,745)
Through truss (13,855)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,581)
Truss (30,960)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2018: Updated by Janis Ford: Updated status
  • March 20, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 6, 2014: Added by Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke
  • Janis Ford

Comments 

Roley School House Covered Bridge 35-23-49
Posted April 4, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Perfect time to rebuild this little span over a creek on a trail... Looked lame just sitting on flat land like a barn!

Roley School House Covered Bridge 35-23-49
Posted April 3, 2016, by Will Truax (Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com)

Heavily damaged in a high wind event 4.02.16

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