Nature Notes

July 22, 2014

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Pennsylvania — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1902

Builders: James M. Groninger

Description: This is the longest covered bridge surviving in Pennsylvania, and since it is in excellent condition, a prime site for bridge lovers. The county commissioned the building of this structure after a nearby covered bridge was damaged beyond repair by floods and ice jams in 1901. The bridge was in use until 1962 when it was replaced by a new bridge and was scheduled for demolition. It was saved through the efforts of the Juniata County Historical Society who were responsible for its restoration and continued maintenance.

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Academia (Pomeroy) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

This is part of a series on Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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July 21, 2014

July 20, 2014

New Germantown Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Pennsylvania — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

New Germantown Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

New Germantown Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1891

Builders: John W. Fry

Description: The bridge received some damage from Hurricane Fran in 1996 which was soon repaired. The truss system consists of a Multiple Kingpost sandwiched between two Queenposts.

This is part of a series on Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Pennsyvania Coming Soon

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July 19, 2014

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July 14, 2014

Beatty Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Filed under: Mill,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Beatty Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Beatty Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in about 1878 in the town of Fergus, Ontario, it is currently the Fergus market. The Fergus Cascade and the Grand River are in front.

 

Beatty Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Beatty Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Ontario's Old Mills


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July 13, 2014

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