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September 20, 2017

Bistline Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Bistline Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Bistline Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1871

Builders: Not known

Description: Steel stringers have been added to strengthen the structure and it carries vehicle traffic. The restoration completed in 2008 has the bridge in excellent condition.

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

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September 14, 2017

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

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East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

When Built: (East) 1884, (West) (Original 1850) (Rebuilt 2008)

Builders: W.C. Pennington

Description: The bridges were bypassed in 1963 and turned over to Columbia County which created the Twin Bridges Park. They are not actually twins, as they are different lengths and the East Paden has a Queenpost truss while the West Paden has a Burr Arch truss system.

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

 

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

 

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

East and West Paden Covered Bridges, Pennsylvania

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

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September 6, 2017

Meiser’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Meiser's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Meiser’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1907

Builders: Not Known

Description: The structure received damage to its siding from a flood in 2006. It doesn’t seem to be receiving maintenance. It is apparently on the private property of two different landowners and in the past, there has been no agreement on the need for repairs.

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

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August 31, 2017

Rice Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Rice Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Rice Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1869

Builders: Not known

Description: The bridge, which still carries vehicle traffic, has had a concrete pier added. It is in a beautiful quiet setting.

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

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August 21, 2017

Lime Valley Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Lime Valley Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Lime Valley Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1871

Builders: Elias McMellen

Description: The bridge was flooded by Hurricane Agnes in 1972 but no major damage was done. Some sources list Joseph Cramer as the builder.

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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.

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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.

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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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