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Zercher Mill Covered Bridge

Photo 

Zercher Mill Covered Bridge

Photo from the Thomas G. Kipphorn Collection

BH Photo #535513

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

See Bridgehunter #31117 for replacement bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Pequea Creek on Lime Valley Road
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge 150' downstream from original site
History
Built in 1857 by Silas Wolverton; Removed and Replaced in 1927 with a new bridge built 150' downstream from the covered bridge site; See BH #31117 for replacement bridge.
Builder
- Silas Wolverton
Design
Burr arch-truss
10 panel truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 91.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Souder's Shop Covered Bridge
Lime Valley Mill #1 Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96397, -76.22921   (decimal degrees)
39°57'50" N, 76°13'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/395018/4424481 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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