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Zanesville Covered Bridge 35-60-43x

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Description 

First bridge over the Muskingum River in Zanesville, Ohio was a covered toll bridge, completed in 1813, from the East end of Dug Road crossing to the towpath at the foot of Third Street where South Street intersects. Destroyed in the 1913 flood. (From postcard)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Dug Road (3rd Street)
Location
Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1845 ;Destroyed in flood 1913
Builder
- Cathernius Buckingham (?)
Design
probably Double Multiple Kingpost
Also called
Old South Covered Bridge
South Street Covered Bridge
Third Street Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93710, -82.00903   (decimal degrees)
39°56'14" N, 82°00'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/413789/4421262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zanesville West
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-60-43x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60269 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 27, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 24, 2015: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Muskingum River"
  • July 31, 2014: Photo imported by Brandon Cooper
  • April 15, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged info from other entry
  • March 15, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Comments 

Zanesville Covered Bridge 35-60-43x
Posted November 27, 2017, by Anonymous

There were 3 versions of the Putnam Bridge. 1st wasn't covered and lasted only 2 years. 1813/15.The 2nd version wasn't covered either & was destroyed by fire. The last version of the 3rd St Bridge,,(also known as the South St Bridge), was the only covered bridge built,,lost in 1913.