Rating:
No votes cast

Lewisburg Susquehanna River Covered Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on road
Location
Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania, and Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1818 for Lewisburg Bridge Co. by Reuben Fields; washed away March 17, 1865
Builders
- Lewisburg Bridge Co.
- Reuben Fields, Contractor
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,200.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96691, -76.87859   (decimal degrees)
40°58'01" N, 76°52'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/341924/4536783 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewisburg
Inventory number
BH 71609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV with info from Pennsylvania RR corporate history

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV