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Harshman Covered Bridge 35-68-03

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken June 2005 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108425

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Four Mile Creek on Fairhaven Road
Location
Preble County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894 by Everett S. Sherman, Restored 2008.
Builder
- E.S. Sherman
Design
Covered Childs through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 29, 1976
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70249, -84.76960   (decimal degrees)
39°42'09" N, 84°46'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/691218/4397115 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairhaven
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6836399 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
WGCB 35-68-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 76001517 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 28263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1969)
340

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1894 (209)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Childs truss (13)
Covered (1,353)
E.S. Sherman (8)
NR-listed (2,844)
Ohio (2,919)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Owned by county (18,855)
Preble County, Ohio (62)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Through truss (12,899)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,647)
Truss (29,448)
Wooden deck (5,864)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 16, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 26, 2011: Photos imported by Jason Smith
  • October 24, 2008: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 23, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • July 6, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • April 10, 2006: Posted photo from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

Comments 

Harshman Covered Bridge
Posted November 13, 2007, by Dean Lewis (f7motor [at] globalsite [dot] net)

Pictures taken 10-01-2006