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Felten's Mill Covered Bridge 38-05-03

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 11/29/12

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BH Photo #243806

Map 

Description 

This is one of several surviving nineteenth century covered bridges in Bedford County. The wooden Burr truss arch construction is typical of such spans.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Brush Creek on Formerly East Mattie Rd. SR 2029
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built in 1892 by W.S. Mullins;bypassed ?
Builder
- W.S. Mullins
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 106.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 10, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97305, -78.28874   (decimal degrees)
39°58'23" N, 78°17'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/731538/4428286 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mench
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003413 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 54585 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2018: New photos from Janis Ford
  • January 22, 2015: HAER photo posted by Dave King
  • November 29, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • November 23, 2012: Added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • HAER PA-350 - Felten's Mill Covered Bridge, Spanning Brush Creek at junction of Township Route 386 & State Route 2029, Breezewood, Bedford County, PA
  • Janis Ford