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Christman Covered Bridge 35-68-12

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken June 2005 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108419

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Seven Mile Creek on TR 142 (Easton-New Hope Road) in Eaton
Location
Eaton, Preble County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895 by Everett S. Sherman
Builder
- E.S. Sherman
Design
Covered Childs through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.2 ft.
Total length: 107.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 22, 1976
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76950, -84.65467   (decimal degrees)
39°46'10" N, 84°39'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/700878/4404805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eaton North
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
324
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6839258 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-68-11 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 76001516 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28255 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,493)
Built 1895 (249)
Built during 1890s (2,610)
Childs truss (13)
Covered (1,405)
E.S. Sherman (8)
Eaton, Ohio (4)
Functionally obsolete (7,705)
NR-listed (2,852)
Ohio (2,996)
One-lane traffic (7,519)
Open (37,725)
Owned by county (19,153)
Preble County, Ohio (62)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,016)
Through truss (13,295)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,824)
Truss (30,075)
Wooden deck (5,905)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • June 26, 2014: New photo from james back
  • March 15, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 23, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • January 12, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • July 31, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • October 24, 2008: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 23, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • April 10, 2006: Posted photo from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • james back
  • Richard Doody