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Snyder's Fording Covered Bridge 38-01-04x

Photo 

Historic American Buildings Survey, Frederick Tilberg, Photographer August, 1950 Perspective View

Photo taken by Frederick Tilberg for the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #314001

Description 

An example of mid-nineteenth-century covered bridge construction.

-- Historic American Buildings Survey

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr Arch truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Red Bridge Road
Location
Adams County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- John M Pittenturf
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 147.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.8 ft.
Also called
Red Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91748, -77.14361   (decimal degrees)
39°55'03" N, 77°08'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/316794/4420798 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Biglerville
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-01-04x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 65576 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HABS PA-351 - Snyder's Fording Covered Bridge, (Straban-Tyrone Township), Hunterstown, Adams County, PA

Comments 

Snyder's Fording Covered Bridge 38-01-04x
Posted July 5, 2021, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

It appears to be long gone.

Snyder's Fording Covered Bridge 38-01-04x
Posted July 5, 2021, by Beth W (ealengle [at] gmail [dot] com)

Does this covered bridge still exist?

Thanks!