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Alexander's Covered Bridge

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Alexander's Covered Bridge

Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #511736

Map 

Description 

Location confirmed by 1872 historic atlas.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch through truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Long's Gap Road
Location
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Burned 1952; Replaced 1954
Design
Burr arch-truss
Also called
Cave Hill Covered Bridge
Long's Gap Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.22500, -77.19024   (decimal degrees)
40°13'30" N, 77°11'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/313649/4455030 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Burr arch-truss (376)
Covered (1,772)
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (108)
Destroyed by fire (215)
Lost (27,328)
Lost 1952 (57)
Lost during 1950s (801)
Pennsylvania (5,570)
Through truss (16,243)
Truss (34,672)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2021: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 9, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com