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Jasper Bridge (1868)

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Jasper Ohio Scioto River Bridge about 1900 - cleaned up and leveled

Source image - Black & white photograph Written on back: Scioto River Bridge at Jasper, Ohio, looking east across old Ohio and Erie Canal. Taken off glass negative by Joe White, Waverly, Ohio. From collections of Jim Hentry, Waverly, Ohio. Citation:

Joe White, “Scioto River Bridge Jasper, Ohio,” Local History Digital Collection, accessed October 11, 2021, https://www.yourppl.org/history/items/show/4427

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Photo digitally altered by Art S. in October 2021

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BH Photo #509639

Description 

The source for some of the information on this page is "The Covered Bridges of Ohio: An Atlas and History" by Miriam Wood.

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered truss bridge over Scioto River on Old OH-124
Location
Pike County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1868 by T. Nesmith & Co; destroyed by 1913 flood
Builder
- T. Nesmith & Co.
Design
Covered truss bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 450.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05857, -83.04645   (decimal degrees)
39°03'31" N, 83°02'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/322932/4325268 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94653 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2021: New photos from Art Suckewer
  • October 9, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Scioto River", "Great Flood of 1913"
  • October 8, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Lost Bridges.org - Info
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com