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Pillow Covered Bridge

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Pillow Covered Bridge (Witmer's Covered Bridge)

Photo from Phil Schmitz Collection

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BH Photo #531574

Description 

Some information from lost bridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Mahantango Creek
Location
Pillow, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding and replaced
History
Built in 1839; Destroyed in 1972 Hurricane Agnes; New bridge built in place
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.0 ft.
Also called
Witmer's Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64280, -76.79580   (decimal degrees)
40°38'34" N, 76°47'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/348154/4500655 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
545 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 97992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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