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Henninger Farm Bridge 38-22-11

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 05/11/2012

BH Photo #231999

Map 

Description 

This bridge features Burr arch trusses that are inside the multiple kingpost trusses rather than the usual technique of sandwiching the trusses. It also has straight beams which follow the curve of the arch. SOURCE: "Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges" Evans and Evans

Bridge was bypassed in 1991.

Plaque at bridge site notes date as circa 1880 versus circa 1850 as it is listed in "Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges" by Evans and Evans

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Wisconisco Creek on Henninger Road
Location
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built ca. 1850
Design
Burr arch-truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1978
Also called
Stroup Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.57746, -76.78394   (decimal degrees)
40°34'39" N, 76°47'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/349009/4493382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabethville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78002386 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 52057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,574)
Built during 1850s (407)
Burr arch-truss (354)
Covered (1,650)
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (113)
NR-listed (2,961)
Open to pedestrians (4,220)
Pennsylvania (5,319)
Through truss (15,087)
Truss (32,814)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 13, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • April 14, 2012: Added by Jodi Christman

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