Weaver's Mill Covered Bridge is a covered bridge that spans the Conestoga River in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. The 85-foot-long (26 m), 15-foot-wide (4.6 m) bridge was built in 1878 by B. C. Carter and J. F. Stauffer across Conestoga River. It is also known as Isaac Shearer's Mill Bridge.
The bridge has a single span, wooden, double
Burr arch trusses design with the addition of steel hanger rods. It is painted red, the traditional color of Lancaster County covered bridges, on both the inside and outside. Both approaches to the bridge are painted in the traditional white color.
WGCB Number is 38-36-02. Added in 1980, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as structure number 80003511. It is located at [1 ] (40.14117, -75.99783). 40°8′28.2″N 75°59′52.2″W / 40.141167°N 75.997833°W [2 ]
Dimensions [ edit ]
Length: 85 feet (25.9 m) total length
Width: 15 feet (4.6 m) total width
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Further reading [ edit ]
McCain, Dr. Roger A. "Weaver's Mill Bridge". A Guide to Old Covered Bridges of Southeastern Pennsylvania and nearby areas . Retrieved 2006-08-04.
"Weaver's Mill Covered Bridge". Lancaster County Pennsylvania Dutch Country Official Visitors Center. Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau. 2006 . Retrieved 2006-07-07.
"The Covered Bridges of Lancaster County". Lancaster County, PA Government Portal. County of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 2001-11-09 . Retrieved 2006-07-07.