Schofield Ford Covered Bridge, 38-09-13
Schofield Covered Bridge -- June 13, 2010
Side view looking downstream
Photo taken by Raymond Klein
BH Photo #177969
Originally built in 1873. Destroyed by arson fire in 1991. Completely rebuilt by hand in 1997 to original specs (with the addition of a window on each side). Originally located upstream on Sackettsford Road but now located in Tyler State Park off Swamp Road near Newtown, PA. Building material of native hemlock and oak. Only accessible by foot, bike, or horseback from nearby gravel parking lot.
- Bridge over Neshaminy Creek on Park Road
- Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
- Open to pedestrians, bicycle and horse traffic
- Rebuilt 1997
- Town lattice through truss
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
- Also called
- Twining Ford Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.24435, -74.98072 (decimal degrees)
40°14'40" N, 74°58'51" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/501640/4454878 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numer
- BH 46223 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 27, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
- March 3, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
- December 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Stephens: Typos, type of traffic allowed
- September 29, 2010: New photo from Raymond Klein
- September 27, 2010: New photo from Raymond Klein
- September 18, 2010: Added by Raymond Klein
- Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
- Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
- John Loxton