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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.

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

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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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October 29, 2017

Logan Mills Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Logan Mills Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Logan Mills Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1874

Builders: Not known

Description: This is the only surviving Covered Bridge in Clinton County. The small queenpost truss seems light for a bridge which carries traffic but it has done so for many years.

Logan Mills Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Logan Mills Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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October 21, 2017

Adair’s Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Adair's Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Adair’s Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 2007 (Original 1864)

Builders: Jay Fulkroad & Sons, Inc. (Original) Not known

Description: The bridge which is still active, has had steel stringers as well as a concrete pier added. It had also recently been given a fresh coat of paint of a magenta shade.

Adair's Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Adair’s Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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October 10, 2017

Diehl’s Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Diehl's Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Diehl’s Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1892

Builders: Not known.

Description: Still active, it is also known as Raystone, Turner’s or Williams Covered Bridge

Diehl's Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Diehl’s Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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September 28, 2017

Forry’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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Forry's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Forry’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1869

Builders: Elias McMellen

Description: The bridge is named after the Forry family who lived in a property nearby and it is still active to vehicle traffic.

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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.

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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

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Pennsyvania Coming Soon

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