Bedford Co. Bridge #15

Bedford Co. Bridge #15 (HM57H)

Location: Schellsburg, PA 15559 Bedford County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.274', W 78° 39.267'

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Colvin Covered Bridge

WGC8 38-05-24
Rehabilitated in 1996
Co. Commissioners: Norma C. Ickes, Chairperson; Dick M. Rice; Gary W. Ebersole
Co. Engineer: P. Joseph Lehman, Inc.
Contractor: Kee Ta Qyah Construction.

History of the Bridge

Constructed around 1880, the Colvin Covered Bridge is one of Bedford County's oldest remaining covered bridges. The original builder of this structure which spans the Shawnee Creek was J. H. Thompson. This bridge is one of only two multiple king post covered bridges in the county.
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HM NumberHM57H
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 8:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 700114 N 4434599
Decimal Degrees40.03790000, -78.65445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.274', W 78° 39.267'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 16.44" N, 78° 39' 16.02" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20885 Mill Rd, Schellsburg PA 15559, US
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