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San Toy Covered Bridge 35-58-38

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken 2005 by Gregory S. Hamilton

BH Photo #108387

Map 

Description 

http://www.mchnews.com/articles/2013/06/19/news/top_stories_...

"The Adams - San Toy Covered Bridge has been closed to vehicle traffic for over 20 years due to past flooding problems. [In May 2013], crews began a reconstruction project which, when completed, will allow both pedestrian and light vehicle traffic to travel through the bridge once again."

Photos of the restored bridge can be seen here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152629574098530....

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over San Toy Creek on Morganville Road south of Portersville
Location
Morgan County, Ohio
Status
Under heavy reconstruction/restoration June 2013; plans are to reopen to light vehicle traffic
History
Built 1875, restored 2013-14
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 58.0 ft.
Total length: 58.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 5, 1999
Also called
Adams Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62467, -82.03217   (decimal degrees)
39°37'29" N, 82°01'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/411413/4386609 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corning
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-58-38 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 99000093 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,212)
Built 1875 (92)
Built during 1870s (902)
Covered (1,356)
Morgan County, Ohio (19)
Multiple Kingpost truss (131)
NR-listed (2,842)
Ohio (2,920)
Open (36,837)
Owned by county (18,908)
Preserved (1,061)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,980)
Through truss (12,927)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,507)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • August 13, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • August 25, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge restored and reopened to traffic
  • June 20, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added restoration and planned reopening to traffic
  • November 21, 2005: Posted photos from Gregory S. Hamilton

Sources 

Comments 

San Toy Covered Bridge 35-58-38
Posted September 10, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That is very possible. A lot of surnames got simplified, err Anglicanized over the years.

San Toy Covered Bridge 35-58-38
Posted September 9, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I believe the original spelling of this bridge (town) was similar to your bridge Robert... They just simplified it!