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Sunbury Pike Covered Bridge 35-21-47x

Photo 

Sunbury Pike during 1913 flood

Photo owned by Big Walnut Historical Society

BH Photo #274564

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Alum Creek on Sunbury Pike (now US 36 - Oh 37)
Location
Delaware County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1858; destroyed 1913
Design
Burr arch-truss
Also called
Myers Mill Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.26946, -82.95104   (decimal degrees)
40°16'10" N, 82°57'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/334110/4459491 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kilbourne
Inventory numbers
WGCB 35-21-47x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 59764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,629)
Built 1858 (59)
Built during 1850s (668)
Burr arch-truss (929)
Covered (3,342)
Delaware County, Ohio (94)
Destroyed by flood (855)
Great Flood of 1913 (108)
Lost (31,795)
Lost 1913 (231)
Lost during 1910s (828)
Ohio (5,051)
Owned by county (21,997)
Through truss (19,028)
Truss (38,309)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • February 17, 2014: Added by Sandor Gulyas

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Comments 

Sunbury Pike Covered Bridge 35-21-47x
Posted December 23, 2021, by Paul Plassman

Those were some impressive cliffs there for what is really a pretty flat Ohio county. You can still see the tops of them when the water in Alum Creek Lake is low.

Sunbury Pike Covered Bridge 35-21-47x
Posted December 23, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Appears to have been a Burr Arch. Likely built by David Sherman as he built a number of them in this area.

Sunbury Pike Covered Bridge 35-21-47x
Posted December 23, 2021, by Paul Plassman