Riegel Covered Bridge No. 6

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Riegel Covered Bridge No. 6
Riegel Covered Bridge No. 6 is located in Pennsylvania
Riegel Covered Bridge No. 6
Location Pennsylvania Route 312, southwest of Catawissa, Franklin Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°54′44″N 76°30′49″W / 40.91222°N 76.51361°W / 40.91222; -76.51361Coordinates: 40°54′44″N 76°30′49″W / 40.91222°N 76.51361°W / 40.91222; -76.51361
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1870
Built by Kostenbauder, Jacob
Architectural style Other, Burr Truss Arch
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Columbia and Montour Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 79003196[1]
Added to NRHP November 29, 1979

The Riegel Covered Bridge No. 6 (also known as Reuben Reigel's Covered Bridge) was an historic wooden covered bridge located in Franklin Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. It was a 107.25-foot-long (32.69 m), Burr Truss arch bridge with a tarred metal roof, constructed in 1870. It crossed the Roaring Creek. It was one of 28 historic covered bridges in Columbia and Montour Counties identified in the late-1970s.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] The bridge was destroyed in an arson fire on May 30, 1979.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Bill Pennesi and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Riegel Covered Bridge No. 6" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Reuben Reigel's , Columbia County". Covered Spans of Yesteryear - www.lostbridges.org. Retrieved December 11, 2012.