West Cornwall Covered Bridge

West Cornwall Covered Bridge


 The West Cornwall Covered Bridge (also known as Hart Bridge) is a wooden lattice truss bridge built over the Housatonic River in the town of Cornwall, Connecticut. It is estimated to have been built around 1864.  The covered bridge is 172 feet (52 m) long, 15 feet (4.6 m) wide and supports one lane of vehicle traffic for the Sharon-Goshen Turnpike (Connecticut Route 128).  The bridge is built of red spruce timbers secured with treenails (wooden pegs). In 1973 the roadway was reinforced with the addition of a concealed steel deck.

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Martin’s Mill Covered Bridge

Martin’s Mill Covered Bridge

World Guide #38-28-01

Built in 1849, Martin’s Mill Covered Bridge is constructed of the “Town Latice Truss” system.  The bridge is located southwest of Greencastle over Conococheague Creek. Pennsylvania has the most covered bridges in the United States.

Livingston Manor Covered Bridge

Livingston Manor Covered Bridge

Livingston Manor, New York

Built by John Davidson in 1860, this bridge was originally called Mott’s Flat Bridge and then later referred to at the Vantran Flat Bridge.  This beautiful and authentically restored structure is the oldest of four remaining town lattice truss bridges in Sullivan County.

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Bridge number 32-53-03

Knox Covered Bridge

Knox Covered Bridge

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Spectacular view of the Knox Covered Bridge, one fo the most scenic and photographed scenes in all of Valley Forge.  The covered bridge over Valley Cree has been a Valley Forge Landmark since it was built in 1885.

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Bridge number 38-15-15

Amish Country

Amish Country

Three yong Amish boys take a break from their chores to play at this covered bridge.

Graham Road Covered Bridge

Graham Road Covered Bridge

The Graham Road Covered Bridge was moved in 1971 and rests on dry land in a nearby park site in Peierpont Township in scenic Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The Graham Road Bridge was  constructed in 1913 and was fashioned out of pieces the Calendar Road Bridge (built in 1867) after it had washed downstream during a flood of the Ashtabula River.  It is 97 feet long and has a Town lattice truss and weathered siding.

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For more information of the Calendar Road Bridge – go here – 35.04.24

Northfield Falls Covered Bridge

Northfield Falls Bridge ~ Vermont

Covered Bridge at Northfield Falls – One of three bridges with 3/4 mile

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Bridge number 45-12-08

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