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Pennsylvania"s Covered Bridges A Complete Guide by Benjamin D. Evans

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Published by Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Trd) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Transport industries,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • United States - General,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Travel,
  • USA,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Covered bridges

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8117322M
ISBN 100822955040
ISBN 109780822955047
OCLC/WorldCa26851889

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The Book's Covered Bridge, also known as Kaufman Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Jackson Township near Blain in Perry County, is a foot-long (21 m) Burr Truss bridge, constructed in It crosses Sherman Creek.. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in ReferencesLocation: Southwest of Blain on Legislative Route .   The first covered bridge was built in Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges looks at the earliest covered bridges as well as those that have survived modern progress. Images also show rare railroad covered bridges that have been saved from destruction over the years. This book invites the reader to step back in time and imagine the days when Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm. Contents: Pennsylvania's past covered bridges --Pennsylvania's present covered bridges --Pennsylvania's railroad covered bridges --Covered bridge Title. Covered Bridges in Pennsylvania Dutch Country are plentiful and make this one of the best areas in PA for covered bridge lovers. The region is home to Lancaster County, which has more covered bridges than any other county. There are also covered bridges in Adams County, Berks County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, and Franklin County.

Historically, bridges were covered to protect their wooden surfaces from the weather. Today, covered bridges are viewed as charming but rare artifacts of our past. Pennsylvania, the site of the first covered bridge in the United States (over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia), is /5(3). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Benjamin D. Evans. The first covered bridge was built in Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges looks at the earliest covered bridges as well as those that have survived modern progress. Images also show rare railroad covered bridges that have been saved from destruction over the years. This book invites the reader to step back in time and imagine the days when. Welcome to the Pennsylvania Covered Bridge web site, we are dedicated to the preservation and restoration of all remaining covered bridges through out the United States. Nea authentic wooden covered bridges once existed in our Nation. Today less than remain. Time and technology took its toll on the bridges until recent years when.

Pennsylvania’s covered bridges are standing pieces of our history—each built for a specific purpose, and each having a story to tell. Hidden in 47 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties are the handcrafted masterpieces of the 19th century. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Images of America: Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges by Fred J. Moll (, Book, Other) at the .   The first covered bridge was built in Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges looks at the earliest covered bridges as well as those that have survived modern progress. Images also show rare railroad covered bridges that have been saved from destruction over the years. This book invites the reader to step back in time and imagine the days when Pages: Adams County (4 Bridges) Lancaster County (27 Bridges) Bedford County (14 Bridges) Lawrence County (2 Bridges) Berks County (5 Bridges) Lehigh County (6 Bridges) Bradford County (1 Bridge) Luzerne County (1 Bridge Destroyed by flood) Bucks County (13 Bridges) Lycoming County (5 Bridges) Carbon County (3 Bridges)