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Germantown Covered Bridge 35-57-01

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Photo taken by Chris Light

BH Photo #108383

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Little Twin Creek on E. Center St.. in Germantown
Location
Montgomery County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1870; relocated 1911
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
- D.H. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio
Design
Inverted bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62633, -84.36500   (decimal degrees)
39°37'35" N, 84°21'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/726159/4389603 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Miamisburg
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5767172 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-57-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 71000647 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2018: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added builder
  • July 5, 2018: Updated by Bill Bowser: Street location corrected
  • November 6, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 6, 2014: New photos from James McCray
  • June 26, 2014: New photos from james back
  • March 20, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 16, 2013: New photos from james back
  • March 5, 2013: New photos from Jeffery A Barnes
  • March 31, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.
  • January 12, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • August 10, 2006: Posted photos from Chris Light

Sources 

  • Chris Light - CJKADJ [at] juno [dot] com
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • james back
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Bowser - webowser [at] me [dot] com

Comments 

Germantown Covered Bridge 35-57-01
Posted July 12, 2014, by Jack Frost (marvhoefer [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I am pretty sure the location is on Center Street in Germantown instead of Linden.

Germantown Covered Bridge
Posted December 3, 2009, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Joanna, the Germantown Covered Bridge is composed of wood and wrought iron. It may also have some cast iron fittings.

Germantown Covered Bridge
Posted December 3, 2009, by Joanna (joannapark3 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Can u tell me what the bridge is made out of?