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April 25, 2017

Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1881

Builders: James Tasker

Description: The bridge is unpainted and the weathered texture looks excellent, especially in the snow.

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

 

Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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April 16, 2017

Rowell Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Rowell Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Rowell Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1853

Builders: Horace, Enoch and Warren Childs

Description: This bridge has a history of instability, in its early days vibrations of cattle moving through it shook it off its abutments and in 1930 a center pier was added.The sides are open in the top half and the roof has a large overhang.

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

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April 14, 2017

Blair Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Blair Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Blair Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1869

Builders: Unknown

Description: This bridge was rehabilitated by Milton Graton and his son Arnold in 1977. The Long truss system had Burr Arches added. It is a beautiful structure with windows in each span giving it a nice balance.

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

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April 12, 2017

Larkin’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Larkin's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Larkin’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1881

Builders: Menander and Ferdinand Wood

Description: The name of the bridge refers to its original location near the Larkin Gristmill. The bridge was moved in 1972 when the area was flooded by the Marsh Creek Dam.

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

Pennsyvania Coming Soon

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April 1, 2017

Sulphite Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Sulphite Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Sulphite Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 1896

Builders: Boston and Maine Railroad

Description: This has often been called the “upside down” bridge because the rail tracks were on top of what would be considered the roof of the bridge.  The bridge was destroyed in a fire in 1980.

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

 

Sulphite Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Sulphite Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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March 26, 2017

Kramer Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Kramer Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Kramer Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 2007 (Original 1881)

Builders: C.W. Eves (Original)

Description: The original bridge cost a little over $400. It was named after Alexander Kramer who farmed nearby.

Kramer Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Kramer Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Pennsyvania Coming Soon

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March 21, 2017

Corbin Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Corbin Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Corbin Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 1994

Builders: Arnold Graton and Associates

Description: The original covered bridge was built in 1845 by an unknown builder and it was destroyed by arson in 1993. An authentic rebuild was completed in 1994 by Arnold Graton and Associates.

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

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March 17, 2017

Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

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Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

When Built: 1870s

Builders: Not known

Description: It is in beautiful condition after the 2008 repairs and the white accent on the portals complement the barn red exterior.

Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

Ashland Covered Bridge, Delaware

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

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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