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Fallston Covered Bridge

Photo 

Fallston Covered Bridge

Photo from the Donovan and Kane Collection

BH Photo #533130

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

For information on successor bridge see Bridgehunter.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Beaver River (Big Beaver Creek) on Front Street
Location
New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding (Replaced in 1884)
History
Built in 1837; Lost in Flood of 1884; Replaced by Whipple through truss bridge on same abutments and piers as the covered bridge)
Builder
- Sylvanus Lathrop
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 406.0 ft.
Also called
New Brighton Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.72751, -80.31017   (decimal degrees)
40°43'39" N, 80°18'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/558254/4508737 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98531 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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