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Bittenbender Covered Bridge 38-40-01x

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Bittenbender Covered Bridge

Photo posted to Wikipedia by user JERRYE & ROY KLOTZ MD

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #277770

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Description 

This was the last remaining covered bridge in Luzerne County. Destroyed by a no name flood in 2006.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Huntington Creek on Path
Location
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1888; Ku Klux Klan attempted to burn 1927; Destroyed by flood June 28, 2006
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18086, -76.22485   (decimal degrees)
41°10'51" N, 76°13'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/397268/4559558 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shickshinny
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003563 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-40-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60123 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 5, 2014: Added by Dave King

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