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Earl's Mill Covered Bridge

Photo 

Earl's Mill Covered Bridge

Photo from Henry C. Falk and the Thomas G. Kipphorn Collection

BH Photo #532630

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Shaffer Creek on Big Creek Road
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1882; Removed and Replaced in 1963
Design
Kingpost through truss (Modified)
8 panel truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.5 ft.
Total length: 81.3 ft.
Deck width: 14.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.90357, -78.35901   (decimal degrees)
39°54'13" N, 78°21'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/725765/4420393 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98409 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com