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August 12, 2017

Meriden Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Meriden Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Meriden Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1880

Builders: James Tasker

Description: This bridge has suffered through calamities, Hurricane Carol damaged it in 1954 and it was probably then that a steel pier was added. It also experienced heavy snows in 1977 which  caused the roof to collapse.

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

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August 9, 2017

Buttonwood Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Buttonwood Covered Bridge

Buttonwood Covered Bridge

When Built: 1898

Builders: Not known

Description: Lycoming Supply Inc. did a major repair on this bridge in 1998 as they did on neighboring Cogan House Covered Bridge and both were officially reopened on October 30th, 1998.

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

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August 3, 2017

Neff’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Neff's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Neff’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1875 (Original) 1824

Builders: James C. Carpenter (Original) Christian Brackbill

Description: The bridge still carries vehicle traffic. One of the stone wingwalls was damaged by Hurricane Agnes and it has been replaced by a concrete one.

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

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July 26, 2017

Zook’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Zook's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Zook’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1849

Builders: Henry Zook

Description: This bridge also suffered from flooding from Hurricane Agnes in 1972 but withstood it with only minor damage.

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July 12, 2017

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1882

Builders: James Tasker

Description: An unpainted bridge in a quiet river valley, the top half of the sides is open revealing the trusses.

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

 

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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July 9, 2017

Claycomb (Reynoldsdale) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Claycomb (Reynoldsdale) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Claycomb (Reynoldsdale) Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1884

Builders: Not known

Description: Found at the entrance to the Old Bedford Village attraction, just north of the town of Bedford.

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July 6, 2017

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 1832

Builders: Zadoc Taft

Description: The bridge is characterized by a wide overhanging roof on the sides and includes a pedestrian walkway.

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

 

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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June 30, 2017

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 2001 (Original 1862)

Builders: Unknown

Description: The present bridge replaced an 1862 bridge which was destroyed in a fire in 1993.

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

 

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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