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Ralston Freeman Covered Bridge 38-63-27

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Ralston Freeman Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Brian McKee in January 2009

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BH Photo #133465

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Kingpost through truss bridge over Aunt Clara's Fork of King's Creek on abandoned section at end of Ralston Rd.
Location
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Closed to traffic sometime after 1939, well maintained in 2008.
Design
Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1979
Also called
WG Number 38-63-27
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44806, -80.50537   (decimal degrees)
40°26'53" N, 80°30'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/541944/4477606 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weirton
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79003827 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 39910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2015: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 12, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 9, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photo
  • February 15, 2009: Added by Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Bill Eichelberger