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Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge 35-64-84

Photos 

Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Chad Wilkins in September 2010

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BH Photo #213448

Description 

Perry County

~ ID # 35-64-84 (formerly 35-23-31) ~ Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge LOC: S.SE. Thornville on farm over pond, Thorn Twp sec 26 [off OH13 7m S. jct I-70 (exit 132) on E. side hwy]. Private Truss Type: Multiple Kingpost (MKP ) Length: 78' | Built: 1875 | Moved: 1986

Essay 

Written by Brandon Cooper

Bridge originally carried Gun Barrel Road across Rush Creek in Fairfield County, OH

Facts 

Overview
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over pond
Location
Thornville, Perry County, Ohio
History
Moved to current location in 1986
Builder
- William Black
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Also called
Ruffner
Mary Ruffner
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84832, -82.39205   (decimal degrees)
39°50'54" N, 82°23'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/380910/4411849 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rushville
Inventory number
BH 49567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "William Black"
  • February 7, 2022: New photo from Brandon Cooper
  • November 26, 2016: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Relocated"
  • December 11, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 4, 2015: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • September 11, 2011: New photo from Chad Wilkins
  • September 10, 2011: Added by Chad Wilkins

Sources 

  • Newspaper Archive - Original Location
  • Chad Wilkins - chad43739 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Brandon Cooper

Comments 

Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge 35-64-84
Posted February 7, 2022, by Tom Hoffman

Now I remember this one was moved here from Fairfield County. This was pictured in the Brenda Krekler book at its original location in very rough shape.

Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge
Posted October 8, 2011, by Jodi Christman (masterofchaos [at] comcast [dot] net)

Very nice photo...love the transitioning colors of the light