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Germantown Covered Bridge, Center Street spanning Little Twin Creek, Germantown, Montgomery County, OH



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Location
Center Street spanning Little Twin Creek, Germantown, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-87
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N37).
Building/structure dates: 1865 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1911
Significance: The bridge is a composite wood and iron rigid suspension truss. It is an early work of David H. Morrison, founder of the Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio, and one of the most important bridge engineers and manufacturers in 19th century Ohio. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Morrison, David H.
Columbia Bridge Works


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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