Trostletown Bridge

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Trostletown Bridge
Trostletown Bridge.JPG
Trostletown Bridge, July 2012
Trostletown Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Trostletown Bridge
Trostletown Bridge is located in USA
Trostletown Bridge
Location Southeast of Stoystown off U.S. Route 30, Quemahoning Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°5′45″N 78°56′44″W / 40.09583°N 78.94556°W / 40.09583; -78.94556Coordinates: 40°5′45″N 78°56′44″W / 40.09583°N 78.94556°W / 40.09583; -78.94556
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1845
Architectural style Other, Kingpost truss
MPS Covered Bridges of Somerset County TR
NRHP Reference # 80003636[1]
Added to NRHP December 11, 1980

The Trostletown Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1845, and is a 104-foot-long (32 m) Kingpost truss bridge, with half-height plank siding and an asbestos shingled gable roof. The bridge crosses Stony Creek. It is one of 10 covered bridges in Somerset County.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "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 (Trostletown Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.