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Roscoe, Coshocton County

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Inventory Number: OH/35-16-12x
County: Coshocton County
Township: Jackson - Tuscarawas
Town/Village: Roscoe
Bridge Name: Roscoe
Crosses: Walhonding River
Truss type: Double Burr
Spans: 2
Length: 275' or more
Roadway Width:
Built: 1836-39
When Lost: 1887
Latitude: N40 16.73
Longitude: W081 52.50
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: At Roscoe on Hill St.

Roscoe Bridge, Jackson-Tuscarawas, Coshocton County, OH Built 1836-39 Lost 1887
Miriam G. Wood Collection
One of the acts of the legislature that authorized the bridge identified that it was to be a double track bridge. Records show the bridge was re-roofed in 1867 and again in 1868 and in 1869 (perhaps from storm damage?). In 1880 the bridge needed reinforcement -arches were added.
Miller, Terry. The Covered Bridges of Coshocton County, OH, 2009, pages 83-85
Wood, Miriam. Ohio Covered Bridge Index, Coshocton County

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