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Walhonding Covered Bridge

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Walhonding Covered Bridge

Blurb

The Tribune: March 26 1915

BH Photo #492479

Map 

Description 

The piers and abutments were raised and reused for the replacement bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Walhonding River on Warsaw-Walhonding Road (OH 715)
Location
Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1877; lost in the 1913 flood.
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Covered through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 340.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.35813, -82.13784   (decimal degrees)
40°21'29" N, 82°08'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/403382/4468128 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,798)
Built 1877 (102)
Built during 1870s (1,150)
Coshocton County, Ohio (46)
Covered (1,703)
Destroyed by flood (506)
Lost (26,112)
Lost 1913 (120)
Lost during 1910s (543)
Ohio (3,605)
Smith Bridge Co. (95)
Smith truss (46)
Through truss (15,605)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,328)
Truss (33,689)

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 7, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com