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Hockenberry Covered Bridge

Photos 

Hockenberry Covered Bridge

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

BH Photo #532618

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Shaffer Creek on Abandoned Portion of Menchtown Road
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location
History
Built in 1891; Replaced by a new bridge in different location
Design
Burr arch-truss
12 panel truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 96.5 ft.
Deck width: 13.2 ft.
Also called
Mench Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97070, -78.30914   (decimal degrees)
39°58'15" N, 78°18'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/729803/4427973 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98402 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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