New Baltimore Bridge

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New Baltimore Bridge
NEW BALTIMORE COVERED BRIDGE.jpg
New Baltimore Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
New Baltimore Bridge
Location Off of Juniata Street over the Raystown Branch Juniata River, Allegheny Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°59′13″N 78°46′21″W / 39.98694°N 78.77250°W / 39.98694; -78.77250Coordinates: 39°59′13″N 78°46′21″W / 39.98694°N 78.77250°W / 39.98694; -78.77250
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1879
Architectural style Other, Queenpost truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Somerset County TR
NRHP Reference # 80003630[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

The New Baltimore Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Allegheny Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Township Route 812 crosses the Raystown Branch Juniata River on the bridge. The Queenpost truss bridge was built in 1879 and is 86 feet 6 inches (26.37 m) in length and 12 feet (3.7 m) wide. It is one of 10 covered bridges in Somerset County.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Zacher, Susan M. (1994). The Covered Bridges of Pennsylvania: A Guide. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. p. 134.  Page 21.
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (New Baltimore Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.