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High Bridge Covered Bridge

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High Bridge Covered Bridge

The Press Herald: August 19 1971

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BH Photo #477461

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Description 

Dismantled in 1949 during construction of the "High Bridge" Dam.

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Mill Creek on Schuylkill & Susquehanna Railroad
Location
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Status
No longer exists
History
Built around 1854 by the Dauphin & Susquehanna Railroad; Dismantled in 1949
Builder
- Dauphin & Susquehanna Railroad
Railroad
- Schuylkill & Susquehanna Railroad (SSUQ)
Design
Covered deck truss (Appears to have been a Long Truss)
Also called
D&S Railroad-Mill Creek Covered Bridge
S&S Railroad-Mill Creek Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.54478, -76.49670   (decimal degrees)
40°32'41" N, 76°29'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/373260/4489301 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 29, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added category "Philadelphia & Reading Railroad"

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com