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Clonmell Covered Bridge

Photos 

Clonmell Covered Bridge

Photo from the Thomas G. Kipphorn Collection

BH Photo #535558

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over West Branch Octoraro Creek on Pumping Station Road
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by collision (Damaged by overweight Truck and Replaced)
History
Built in 1853 by Joseph Russell; Severely damaged by an overweight truck and replaced in 1936; new bridge was 50' upstream
Builder
- Joseph Russell
Design
Modified Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.2 ft.
Also called
Joshua M. Ecklan's Shingle Mill Covered Bridge
Pumping Station Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88095, -76.10519   (decimal degrees)
39°52'51" N, 76°06'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/405496/4415128 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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