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Lewistown Covered Bridge 38-44-01x

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Juniata River
Location
Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by severe weather
History
Built 1849 as road bridge; tracks laid across for Mifflin & Centre County RR ca. 1866; completely rebuilt with four Howe truss spans by Pennsylvania RR 1871.
Design
Burr arch-truss(?)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59359, -77.57634   (decimal degrees)
40°35'37" N, 77°34'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/281989/4496834 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewistown
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-44-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 57396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2018: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected replacement date
  • July 29, 2013: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV