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January 17, 2018

Snooks Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Snooks Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Snooks Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1880

Builders: George Bush, J.W. Nelson and A.J. Griffin

Description: The unusual name was after Jacob Snooks who lived nearby.

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

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January 3, 2018

Shenck’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Shenck's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Shenck’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1855

Builders: Builder: Levi Fink (Original) Charles Malhorn

Description: This bridge replaced a covered bridge built in 1847 that was destroyed in a flood.

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December 20, 2017

Parr’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Parr's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Parr’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1865

Builders: F.L. Shuman

Description: The bridge is named for Washington Parr who purchased a mill nearby in 1875. It is currently closed to traffic.

Parr's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Parr’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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December 14, 2017

Kauffman’s Distillery Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Kauffman's Distillery Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Kauffman’s Distillery Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1874

Builders: Elias McMellen

Description: The bridge was named after the Kaufmann Distillery which used to operate nearby.

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December 3, 2017

Red Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Red Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Red Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1886

Builders: Not known

Description: The bridge has been bypassed and is closed to traffic. Volunteers had done some repairs to it in 1991 and there are a couple of steel pier supports that have been added.

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November 27, 2017

Anderson Farm Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Anderson Farm Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Anderson Farm Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: Not known

Builders: Not known

Description: This bridge has been moved twice and is presently on private property, although it can be viewed and photographed from the public road.

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November 17, 2017

Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Siegrist's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1885

Builders: James C. Carpenter

Description: The bridge was swept from it abutments by flooding from Tropical Storm Lee in 2011 but repaired and re-opened in 2013.

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November 7, 2017

Baumgardner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Baumgardner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Baumgardner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1987 (Original) 1860

Builders: Davis Kitch (Original)

Description: The rebuild in 1987 was necessitated by flood damage to the old original bridge. The new one was raised 4 feet to protect it from future flooding.

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