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the past 50 plus years the Clermont County Hostorical Society has collected and scanned photographs of the county from historical documents, books and newspapers.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


Top rated - Covered Bridges
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N&W Railroad Bridge529 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. 55555
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Cedron Covered Bridge517 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
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This bridge was burned by Conferdate General John Hunt Morgan in 1863399 viewsThere has been three covered bridges over the East Fork River at Williamsburg. The first was built in 1845 and was washed out in 1858. The second was built in c1859. This bridge was burned by Conferdate General John Hunt Morgan in 1863. It was replaced by a third bridge that was replaced in 1935. It was a 164 ft. Long truss with an arch.55555
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Jackson Pike Covered Bridge359 viewsJackson Pike Covered Bridge. Inside view of the 170 ft. Smith Truss. Bridge built in 1876, razed in 1966

Photo by Ron Hill
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Milford South Covered Bridge458 viewsMilford South Covered Bridge. Over East Fork Little Miami River near Roundbottom Rd. Destroyed in 191555555
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Lenroot Road Covered Bridge471 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
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Cloverlick Covered Bridge441 viewsCloverlick Covered Bridge over Cloverlick Creek on Bethel-Concord Rd. It was a 120 ft. double Burr truss built in 1877. It was removed in 1937.44444
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