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Steigers Run Bridge

Photo 

1780_mercersburg

Steiger House with creek and bridge in foreground

No reproduction of image for the purpose of resale or other publication without approval. Image for sale at www.laughlinpostcards.com by Tom Taylor

Clyde A. Laughlin via Tom Taylor

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BH Photo #230296

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Description 

This interesting bridge was built as part of the Turnpike which was organized in 1816. Houses were built over the stream.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Steigers Run on Pa 16; Sr 0016 (Buchanan Trail W)
Location
Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1814 ca; Replaced 1941
Design
Double-arch stone bridge
Also called
The Run Bridge
Steiger's Bridge over Quality Run
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83056, -77.90389   (decimal degrees)
39°49'50" N, 77°54'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/251494/4412986 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mercersburg
Inventory number
BH 52133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2012: Added by Jodi Christman

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