Eldean Covered Bridge

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Eldean Covered Bridge
Eldean Covered Bridge.jpg
Photo in 2002 by Jet Lowe
Eldean Covered Bridge is located in Ohio
Eldean Covered Bridge
Nearest city Troy, Ohio
Coordinates 40°4′40″N 84°13′0″W / 40.07778°N 84.21667°W / 40.07778; -84.21667Coordinates: 40°4′40″N 84°13′0″W / 40.07778°N 84.21667°W / 40.07778; -84.21667
Area less than one acre
Built 1860
Architectural style Long truss
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 75001492[1]
Added to NRHP February 20, 1975

The Eldean Covered Bridge spans the Great Miami River in Miami County, Ohio and was built in 1860.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

It is an example of a "Long truss" bridge, i.e. of design by Stephen H. Long.[2]

At 224 feet long for its two spans, it is the longest surviving example of its type.[3] The Old Blenheim Bridge, in New York, with a total length of 232 feet in a single span was longer but was destroyed by a flood in 2011.

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