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Seymour Covered Bridge 35-71-07x

Photos 

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Wernwag Truss Bridge over Paint Creek on US 50
Location
Ross County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge after abutment failure in 1933.
History
Built 1840, Replaced 1933-4
Builders
- J.W. Slee (Builder)
- Louis Wernwag of Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Designer)
Design
Massive single-span Wernwag truss with arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 195.0 ft.
Total length: 211.0 ft.
Also called
US50 Paint Creek Bridge
Paint Creek Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.23987, -83.22877   (decimal degrees)
39°14'24" N, 83°13'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/307650/4345762 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morgantown
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-71-07x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 59157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • January 10, 2014: New photos from Luke Harden
  • January 7, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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