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CVR - Susquehanna River Covered Bridge (Oldest)

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Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #366037

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Cumberland Valley Railroad
Location
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1839; destroyed by fire 1844
Railroad
- Cumberland Valley Railroad (CVRR)
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 4,000.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25277, -76.88463   (decimal degrees)
40°15'10" N, 76°53'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/339718/4457516 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrisburg West
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-21-35#2X / 38-22-23#2X (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 73895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com