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Randles Covered Bridge

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Randles Covered Bridge

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Pre 1913 photo

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BH Photo #494863

Description 

Bridge was destroyed in the Great Flood of 1913 when it was hit by the washed out trestle of the Toledo, Walhonding Valley & Ohio Railroad. It was replaced with a metal truss bridge completed in 1914.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Moore's Crossing Road
Location
Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1876; Destroyed when hit by a trestle in the 1913 flood.
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Two-span Smith through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 175.0 ft.
Total length: 368.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Moore's Crossing Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24786, -81.87211   (decimal degrees)
40°14'52" N, 81°52'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/425826/4455632 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92610 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added span length and width
  • July 1, 2022: New photo from Paul Plassman
  • February 11, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Fixed location based on LostBridges.org & the location of the replacement bridge; also added total length
  • April 7, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon

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