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Leamersville Covered Bridge

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Leamersville Covered Bridge

Photo from a newspaper article

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BH Photo #533143

Description 

Some information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Frankstown Branch Juniata River on Abandoned Roadway
Location
East Freedom, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in 1862 by Jacob Fries and John Gingery; Removed in 1923;
Builders
- Jacob Fries
- John Gingery
Design
Burr arch-truss
10 panel truss
Dimensions
Total length: 68.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.36850, -78.42680   (decimal degrees)
40°22'07" N, 78°25'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/718474/4471837 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98539 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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