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Bistline or Flickinger's Mill, Perry County

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Inventory Number: PA/38-50-03
County: Perry County
Township: Southwest Madison
Town/Village: Andersonburg
Bridge Name: Bistline or Flickinger's Mill
Crosses: Sherman's Creek
Truss type: Burr Arch
Spans: 1
Length: 106' overall, 99'-10" span
Roadway Width: 13'-6"
Built: 1871
Builder:
When Lost: standing
Cause:
Latitude: N40 20.03
Longitude: W077 28.22
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Directions: 2.7 miles east-northeast of jct PA17 and Blain on CR274, then 1.2 miles right on Madison Rd. (SR3006 - LR50008). South of Andersonburg.
Comments: Rebuilt in 2008. It is one of eight covered bridges crossing Sherman's Creek in Perry County.

Flickinger's Mill Bridge, Southwest Madison, PA Built 1871
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Bistline or Flickinger's Mill Bridge, Southwest Madison, Perry County, PA Built 1871
Bob Sheldon Photo, October 14, 2008


Bistline or Flickinger's Mill Bridge, Southwest Madison, Perry County, PA Built 1871
Bob Sheldon Photo, October 14, 2008


Bistline or Flickinger's Mill Bridge, Southwest Madison, Perry County, PA Built 1871
Bill Caswell Photo, July 26, 2013

Sources:
Evans, Benjamin D. & June R.. Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges, 2001, page 217
Travis, Dale. Pennsylvania Covered Bridges List, updated to 26 Aug 2004, http://www.dalejtravis.com/cblist/cbpa.htm (23 Sep 2004)
Moll, Fred J.. Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges - Our Heritage, 2004, pages 120-121
Kipphorn, Thomas. Information received by email, August 2006
National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges. World Guide to Covered Bridges, 2009, page 124

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