Wagner Covered Bridge No. 19

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Wagner Covered Bridge No. 19
Wagner Covered Bridge 5.jpg
The bridge relocated to the entrance of the Foxtail housing development in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania in September 2012.
Wagner Covered Bridge No. 19 is located in Pennsylvania
Wagner Covered Bridge No. 19
Location Pennsylvania Route 468, Locust Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°53′32″N 76°22′28″W / 40.89222°N 76.37444°W / 40.89222; -76.37444Coordinates: 40°53′32″N 76°22′28″W / 40.89222°N 76.37444°W / 40.89222; -76.37444
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1856
Built by Kostenbauder, Dan
Architectural style Other, Queen Post Truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Columbia and Montour Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 79003178[1]
Added to NRHP November 29, 1979

The Wagner Covered Bridge No. 19 is a historic wooden covered bridge, originally built in Locust Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. When built in 1856 it was a 56.5-foot-long (17.2 m), Queen Post Truss bridge with a tarred metal roof. It originally crossed the North Branch of Roaring Creek. It is one of 28 historic covered bridges in Columbia and Montour Counties.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] The bridge was dismantled on March 23, 1981, and the pieces stored at Knoebels Amusement Resort until it was rebuilt at the entrance to a housing development in Hemlock Township in 1994.[3][4] The coordinates above refer to the bridge's original location, its new location is 40°59.93′N 76°28.96′W / 40.99883°N 76.48267°W / 40.99883; -76.48267.

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: Wagner Covered Bridge No. 19" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Wagner (relocated), Columbia County". Covered Spans of Yesteryear - www.lostbridges.org. Retrieved December 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Covered bridges of Columbia and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania" (PDF). Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau. November 2010. p. 6. Retrieved December 10, 2012.