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Johnson Mill Covered Bridge 35-60-31

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken May 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108400

Map 

Description 

The use of Smith-patented, cast iron hardware connecting the horizontal lateral bracing, and joint configurations of the bracing, which are unique to the Smith Bridge Co. bridges indicate to me this is a Smith bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Salt Creek on bypassed Arch Hill Road (CR 82)
Location
Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1998
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Smith through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 87.0 ft.
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 10, 1974
Also called
Salt Creek Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.99885, -81.83972   (decimal degrees)
39°59'56" N, 81°50'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/428320/4427967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norwich
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-60-31 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 74001587 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28144 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 5, 2018: Updated by Bill Bowser: Thisis a Smith truss bridge, not a Warren.
  • March 15, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 9, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge is covered.
  • October 11, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Bill Bowser - webowser [at] me [dot] com
  • HAER OH-127 - Salt Creek Bridge, Spanning Big Salt Creek, bypassed section of Arch Hill Road (CR 82), Norwich, Muskingum County, OH
  • Geoff Hubbs