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Paxtonville Covered Bridge

Map 

Description 

Details from "Snyder County Annals, Vol. 1," 1915 NBI indicates steel stringer bridge built at this location 1932, so presumed to be replacement for this covered bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Middle Creek on Paxton St.
Location
Paxtonville, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1851 by John Bilger for $1248, additional $340 added in 1852 for additional expenses; replaced 1932
Builders
- John Bilger
- Union County (area still part of Union County until 1853)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77246, -77.08692   (decimal degrees)
40°46'21" N, 77°05'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/323878/4515593 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83039 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2018: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV