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Silvey's Ford, Ross County

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Inventory Number: OH/35-71-17X
County: Ross County
Township: Scioto - Springfield
Town/Village: Chillicothe
Bridge Name: Silvey's Ford
Crosses: Scioto River
Truss type: Howe
Spans: 4
Roadway Width:
Built: 1870
When Lost: 1913
Latitude: N39 20.35
Longitude: W082 56.59
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Directions: East Main St. at Chillicothe.
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Built by the B. L. Pugh Co. for $16,490. Plans were prepared by John C. Gregg. Three spans of the bridge were set ablaze December 25, 1895 (The Daily Times, January 2, 1896).
Wood, Miriam. Ohio Covered Bridge Index, Ross County

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