Clermont County Ohio Historical Photographs

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Over the past 50 plus years the Clermont County Hostorical Society has collected and scanned photographs of the county from historical documents, books and newspapers. We hope you enjoy this historical collection of photographs from the county. More detailed descriptions of the photographs are in the historical societies archive. The photo archive has been index to assist in searching this collection of Clermont County, Ohio

Most viewed - Covered Bridges
Stonelick Covered Bridge619 viewsStonelick Covered Bridge across Stonelick Creek, Stonelick Township. winter picture
Cedron Covered Bridge613 viewsCedron Covered Bridge. Crossed Bullskin Creek. Franklin Township, north of Mt. Olive. Built 1870 Collapsed under the weight of a steam tractor-1948
Photo from Carl Hartman, Clermont County Engineer
N&W Railroad Bridge601 viewsN&W Railroad Bridge. Crossed Little Miami River near Batavia A 155 ft. deck Howe Truss built in 1877. In 1884 the bridge gave way under a passenger train. The engineer and fireman were killed. The thirty passenger trapped in the car precariously perchsed on the bridge were rescued. Sketch is from the Harpers Weekly. The N&W later replaced the bridge with it metal one that stands today.
Stonelick Covered Bridge598 viewsStonelick Covered Bridge. Crosses Stonelick Creek. Built 1878. Last covered bridge in Clermont County
Stonelick Covered Bridge572 viewsStonelick Covered Bridge
inside view of Howe Truss
Lenroot Road Covered Bridge567 viewsLenroot Road Covered Bridge. Franklin Township. Crossed West Branch Bullskin Creek, near SR 756.
Collapsed under the weight of a threshing machine.
Photo from Bethel Historical Society collection
Miamiville Railroad Bridge560 viewsMiamiville Railroad Bridge-Little Miami Railroad.
Built c1854. A covered deck Howe Truss replaced by steel in 1885. The stretch is from a Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland and Eire Illustrated RR Guide. In 1886 Confederate General John Hunt Morgan attempted to burn the bridge but was stopped by Union Troops.
Jackson Pike Covered Bridge556 viewsJackson Pike Covered Bridge, a 170 ft Smith truss built in 1876, Removed in 1966.
Stonelick Covered Bridge was damaged in 1983556 viewsStonelick Covered Bridge was damaged in 1983 when an over weight waste truck broke through the foor.
Milford South Covered Bridge555 viewsMilford South Covered Bridge. Over East Fork Little Miami River near Roundbottom Rd. Destroyed in 1915
Milford South Covered Bridge551 viewsMilford South Covered Bridge crossed the East Fork of the Little Miami River on South Milford Road at the junction of Round Bottom Rd. It was destroyed by a "cyclone' IN 1915. Pictures is the destroyed bridge.
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