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Wilson's Mill Covered Bridge 38-63-28

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WILSON'S MILL COVERED BRIDGE

Photo posted to Wikipedia by user JERRYE & ROY KLOTZ MD

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Description 

Is currently an uncovered through girder that was added to the bridge in 1960. Railings were added after the cover was removed so the bridge could be reopened to traffic. Cover is supposed to be fixed eventually.

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost through truss bridge over Cross Creek on Oakleaf Road (T486)
Location
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic; is not covered
History
Built 1887; Damaged by arson September 22, 2002; Cover taken off and is being rehabilitated
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1979
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25906, -80.37759   (decimal degrees)
40°15'33" N, 80°22'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/552927/4456696 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avella
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79003826 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-63-28 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,560)
Bridgemapper.com (1,325)
Built 1887 (216)
Built during 1880s (1,992)
Covered (1,647)
NR-listed (2,960)
Open (39,880)
Pennsylvania (5,317)
Queenpost truss (268)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,668)
Through truss (15,053)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,192)
Truss (32,773)
Washington County, Pennsylvania (175)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2014: Added by Dave King

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