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Cabin Run Covered Bridge 38-09-10

Photos 

Cabin Run Covered Bridge -- October 25, 2009

Upstream side view

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #151792

Map 

Description 

Example of Town lattice truss.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Cabin Run Covered Bridge on Covered Bridge Rd over Cabin Run Creek Plumstead Twp, PA
Location
PlumsteadTownship, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1874
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 1,110.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43198, -75.11257   (decimal degrees)
40°25'55" N, 75°06'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/490452/4475710 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lumberville
Inventory numbers
PA 09 1004 0110 0466 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 80003443 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43555 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1992)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 62.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
922

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, imported photo
  • December 16, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • December 9, 2010: Updated by Bill Stephens: Type of bridge, type of traffic
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added five photos.
  • October 31, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added bridge. Info doesn't agree with NBI info.
  • October 27, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Imported from NBI. Added three photos. Added Carversville, PA to name. Doylestown, PA to USGS.

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Frank Hicks
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER PA-197 - Cabin Run Covered Bridge, Schlentz Hill Road across Cabin Run, Pipersville, Bucks County, PA