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Book's Covered Bridge 38-50-13

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108701

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Shermans Creek on PA 3003
Location
Perry County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1884
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Span length: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1980
Also called
Kaufman Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.32450, -77.52436   (decimal degrees)
40°19'28" N, 77°31'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/285533/4466832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blain
Inventory numbers
PA 50 3003 0030 0635 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003592 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-50-13 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 31480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Built 1884 (145)
Built during 1880s (1,650)
Burr arch-truss (291)
Covered (1,357)
NR-listed (2,841)
Open (36,893)
Owned by state (13,897)
Pennsylvania (4,437)
Perry County, Pennsylvania (65)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Through truss (12,950)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • March 6, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • September 25, 2010: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • March 5, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

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