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Bowser Covered Bridge 38-05-22

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Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 11/29/12

BH Photo #243775

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered Bridge over Bobs Creek on former SR 0869
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1890; Bypassed 1973
Design
Burr arch-truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 10, 1980
Also called
Osterburg Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.17667, -78.54111   (decimal degrees)
40°10'36" N, 78°32'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/709359/4450265 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alum Bank
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003421 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 54577 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,180)
Bedford County, Pennsylvania (60)
Built 1890 (225)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Burr arch-truss (291)
Covered (1,353)
Have street view (22,095)
NR-listed (2,844)
Open to pedestrians (3,542)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pennsylvania (4,206)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,445)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 29, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • November 23, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added category "Wooden deck"
  • November 22, 2012: Added by Jodi Christman

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