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Engleside Covered Bridge (1826)

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Engleside Covered Bridge

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BH Photo #468696

Map 

Description 

Replaced a stone arch bridge that collapsed 2 years earlier. Lafayette visited Lancaster a year after the collapse and crossed the Conestoga on a temporary pontoon bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch through truss bridge over Conestoga River on Lancaster, Willow St. & Strasburg Trolley Road
Location
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1826; Replaced 1901
Design
Covered Burr arch through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02150, -76.30316   (decimal degrees)
40°01'17" N, 76°18'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/388795/4430956 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88704 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • March 24, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com