Dr. Knisely Covered Bridge 38-05-16
Photo taken by Jodi Christman 07/24/2011
BH Photo #205258
From Bedford Visitor's Bureau: "The Dr. Knisely Covered Bridge crosses Dunnings Creek along the main road between Bedford and Johnstown. It stands 1/10th of a mile off of Route 56 (about 1.5 miles southeast of Pleasantville. Vertical boards cover about 1/3rd of the sides, with horizontal boards inside. The roof is metal. The abutments are stone and mortar. Privately owned."
- Burr arch-truss bridge over Dunnings Creek
- Bedford County, Pennsylvania
- Open to pedestrians
- Built 1867
- Burr-arch through truss, lower 1/3 covered by vertical boards outside & horizontal inside, sheet metal roof, stone and mortar abutments (one end reinforced by concrete), decking has both crosswise and lengthwise planks.
Total length: 86.5 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.16538, -78.59175 (decimal degrees)
40°09'55" N, 78°35'30" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/705080/4448893 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Alum Bank
- Inventory numbers
- NRHP 80003411 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49181 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 27, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
- July 24, 2011: Added by Jodi Christman