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Covered Bridges
of Ashtabula County, Ohio

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AWESOMEYou have reached the page with the longest and the shortest covered bridges in the USA
SMOLEN-GULF Covered Bridge
(#17 on the trail map)
sign
The Longest Covered Bridge in the United States
Alex at The Longest Covered Bridge in the United States
Alex at The Longest Covered Bridge in the United States
SMOLEN-GULF (2.6 miles from Olin Bridge)
The longest covered bridge in the United States is of Pratt Truss construction. Engineering and structural design by John Smolen (former County Engineer) and architectural design by Timothy Martin (current County Engineer) the bridge was dedicated August 26, 2008. The bridge is 613 feet long and stands 93 feet above the Ashtabula River. With clear width of 30 feet and height of 14 feet 6 inches. it will support full legal load traffic and has a life expectancy of 100 years.
The Longest Covered Bridge in the United States
Smolen-gulf Bridge
 
Alex walked across
the longest covered bridge in the USA
Looking straight down from the bridge at people in the water. The two RV Gypsies and their grandson also walked down there.
Alex on the Smolen- Gulg Covered Bridge
people under  the Smolen- Gulg Covered Bridge
The two RV Gypsies and their grandson, Alex
Lee Duquette and his grandson
Karen Duquette and her grandson
map of the trail and sign about the covered bridges
map of the trail
sign about the covered bridges
The two RV Gypsies and their grandson Alex, walked the dirt path descending down under the longest covered bridge in the USA, the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge.
 
hinking under the bridge
Alex Jones
the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
The two RV Gypsies and their grandson under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge, the longest covered bridge in the USA.
under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
alex under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
Karen Duquette and Alex under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
Karen Duquette and Alex under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
Lee Duquette under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
Lee Duquette under the Smolen - Gulf Covered Bridge
clear water
uner the bridge
The water was so clear, you can hardly tell there's water on top of these rocks that the two RV Gypsies walked on to cross the water.
rocks
rocks

West Liberty Street Covered Bridge

(#18 on trail map)

The West Liberty Street Bridge in Geneva, Ohio is under construction. This bridge will be a new record for the nation - it will be eighteen feet long and twenty-four feet wide. . . . the shortest covered bridge in the United States

West Liberty Street Covered Bridge
Lee and Alex check out West Liberty Street Covered Bridge
the shortest covered bridge in the United States
looking down under the bridge
look down
The Covered Bridge Capital of Ohio
The two RV Gypsies drive 100-miles to photograph covered bridges in Ashtabula County, the Covered Bridge Capital of Ohio. Each bridge is unique and photos of the bridges have been put on several pages so that the photos will load quicker.
The sub-menu below has Five sections that you may visit in any order you choose. The page you are on is not underlined and cannot be chosen from here.
The City of Geneva, Ohio
Covered Bridges page 1
Covered Bridges page 2
Covered Bridges page 3

The longest and the shortest covered bridge in the USA

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