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Reuben Reigel's , Columbia County

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Inventory Number: PA/38-19-35x
County: Columbia County
Township: Franklin
Bridge Name: Reuben Reigel's
Crosses: Roaring Creek
Truss type: Burr
Spans: 1
Length: 90' span, 107'-3" overall
Roadway Width: 14'-10"
Built: 1871
Builder: Jacob Kostenbauder
When Lost: 30 May 1979
Cause: Arson
Latitude: N40 54.32
Longitude: W076 30.33
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: 0.7 miles south of Catawissa on PA42, then bear right (ahead) on PA487 for 4.4 miles, then 0.3 miles right on Hemlock Road (T312).
Comments: County #6. Cost $1882.50.

Reuben Reigel's Bridge, Franklin, Columbia County, PA. Built 1871 Arson 30 May 1979
Henry C. Falk Photo, Thomas G. Kipphorn Collection
Lane, Oscar F.. World Guide to Covered Bridges, 1972, page 63
National Society For the Preservation of Covered Bridges. Covered Bridge Topics, Volume XXXIX, No. 3, Summer 1981, page 13
Kipphorn, Thomas. Information received by email, March 2009
Kipphorn, Thomas. Information received by email, May 2006

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