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Gunn Covered Bridge 35-30-10x

Photos 

Columbus Metropolitan Library

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

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BH Photo #279968

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered Kingpost through truss bridge over Sugartree Fork
Location
Salt Fork Res. Area, Guernsey County, Ohio
Status
Inundated in Salt Fork Lake
History
Built across Sugartree Fork; Flooded under Salt Fork Lake 1960s
Design
Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Also called
Odell Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13290, -81.48463   (decimal degrees)
40°07'58" N, 81°29'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/458712/4442620 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Birmingham
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-30-10x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (178)
Covered (1,353)
Guernsey County, Ohio (24)
Inundated (65)
Kingpost truss (136)
Lost (18,666)
Lost during 1960s (406)
Ohio (2,919)
Salt Fork Res. Area, Ohio (1)
Through truss (12,895)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added category "Inundated"
  • January 17, 2017: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • January 17, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Moved pin to center per forum comment
  • March 17, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Gunn Covered Bridge 35-30-10x
Posted January 17, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Took some digging... But I knew I had a photo in my archives showing this little bridge sitting in the water.

Gunn Covered Bridge 35-30-10x
Posted January 17, 2017, by Anonymous

abutments visible in water Sat views South east of pin

Gunn Covered Bridge 35-30-10x
Posted January 17, 2017, by M. (Rice)

This bridge belonged to my grandfather's family as part of their land. I remember my grandparents taking me to see it for the last time as the lake was taking it over.