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May 22, 2017

Jon Bright #2 Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Jon Bright #2 Covered Bridge, Ohio

Jon Bright #2 Covered Bridge, Ohio

 When Built: 1881

Builders: August Borneman

Description: This is one of only two bridges which use the metal Inverted Bowstring Truss. The arch is a later addition.

Jon Bright #2 Covered Bridge, Ohio

Jon Bright #2 Covered Bridge, Ohio

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Guide to Ohio Covered Bridges

 

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May 20, 2017

Mink Hollow Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Mink Hollow Covered Bridge, Ohio

Mink Hollow Covered Bridge, Ohio

 When Built: 1887

Builders: J.R.Brandt

Description: The Multiple Kingpost truss is a variation on the normal design, having a centered x-shape.

Mink Hollow Covered Bridge, Ohio

Mink Hollow Covered Bridge, Ohio

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Guide to Ohio Covered Bridges

 

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May 18, 2017

Adams Mill Bridge, Indiana

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Adams Mill Bridge, Indiana

Adams Mill Bridge, Indiana

When Built: 1872

Builders: Wheelock Bridge Co

Description: After being closed to traffic in 1975, it was re-opened after a 1999 repair. It looks excellent.

Adams Mill Bridge, Indiana Adams Mill Bridge, Indiana

 This is part of a series on Indiana’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

 

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May 13, 2017

German Woolen Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

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German Woolen Mill Ruins: Ontario's Old Mills

German Woolen Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

Near Glen Morris, this mill was built by Alva and Sydney German in 1867. The old building is said to be haunted. This may be due to that drowning death of a young girl while it was a mill and the murder of a guest when it was a lodge.

 

German Woolen Mill Ruins: Ontario's Old Mills

German Woolen Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

Got to our index of Old Mills here

 

Ontario's Old Mills

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May 10, 2017

Hanaway Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Hanaway Covered Bridge, Ohio

Hanaway Covered Bridge, Ohio

 When Built: 1901

Builders: J. W. Buchanan

Description: In 2002 the bridge was renovated and looks in good shape now. It was bypassed in 1990.

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Guide to Ohio Covered Bridges

 

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May 8, 2017

Center Point Covered Bridge, West Virginia

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Center Point Covered Bridge, West Virginia

Center Point Covered Bridge, West Virginia

When Built: 1890

Builders: (Carpenters) John Ash and S.H. Smith, (Masons) T.C. Ancell and E. Underwood

Description: The bridge carried public traffic until 1940 when it became privately owned. In 1981 it was donated to the Doddridge County Historical Society. In 1982 it was restored by volunteers.

Center Point Covered Bridge, West Virginia

Center Point Covered Bridge, West Virginia

This is part of a series on West Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

WestVirginia_Plate

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May 6, 2017

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

 

When Built: 1894

Builders: John W. B. Woods

Description: This bridge was burned by vandals 1976 and was salvaged and restored in 1979.

Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Virginia_Plate

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May 5, 2017

Quance Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Quance Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Quance Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in Delhi in 1913, it operated as a gristmill until 1970.

 

Quance Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Quance Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Ontario's Old Mills

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