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Markel Covered Bridge

Photo 

Markel Covered Bridge

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

BH Photo #532610

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Shaffer Creek on Abandoned T-404
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location on SR 2016
History
Built in 1872; Removed in 1957 and new bridge on SR 2016
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 54.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93033, -78.31903   (decimal degrees)
39°55'49" N, 78°19'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/729094/4423466 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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