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Loys Station Covered Bridge 20-10-03 #2

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland in December 2006

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BH Photo #193235

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Street View 

Description 

The Loys Station Covered Bridge is a multiple king post wooden covered bridge near Thurmont, Maryland. The bridge was burned by an arsonist in 1991 and rebuilt using surviving framing. The original bridge spanned 90 feet in one span, but has since been modified with a pier at the middle of the span - Credit Wikipedia

Facts 

Overview
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Owens Creek on Old Frederick Road
Location
Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1994
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.1 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60875, -77.35132   (decimal degrees)
39°36'32" N, 77°21'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/298140/4386975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodsboro
Inventory number
BH 47799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 67.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
978

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2015: New photos from David McCardell
  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 19, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added description
  • February 3, 2011: New photos from Daniel McFarland
  • January 21, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel McFarland
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Wikipedia - Tidbit on bridge
  • David McCardell - mccardelldavid [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Loys Station Covered Bridge 20-10-03 #2
Posted September 29, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Truck attack:

http://m.fredericknewspost.com/news/crime_and_justice/police...

Just in case Pollocks Mill wasn't enough.

Loys Station Covered Bridge
Posted January 25, 2011, by Philip Schmitz (almach4 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Both photos taken 4-24-2008.