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Bears Fording Covered Bridge 38-01-07#2x

Photo 

Bears Fording Covered Bridge

Photo from the Thomas G. Kipphorn Collection

BH Photo #531761

Street View 

Description 

Built in 1905 Destroyed by hurricane Eloise in 1975 Replaced by a Concrete and Steel Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conewago Creek
Location
Adams County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding (caused by Hurricane Eloise) and replaced
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Samuel Stouffer
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 201.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Peepytown Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91950, -77.01850   (decimal degrees)
39°55'10" N, 77°01'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/327492/4420772 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98041 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2022: New Street View added by Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • May 21, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com