This bridge is a complete, and beautiful example of a small polygonal Warren pony truss. It retains excellent historic integrity. Handsome stone abutments which include parapets in the wingwall design also include a marble plaque, in addition to the builder plaque on the truss. The marble plaque lists John A. Collins as the contractor, and also lists county commissioners. The builder plaque highlights Nelson and Buchanan as builder and cites their two locations, Chambersburg and Pittsburg [sic].
Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory
Discussion of Bridge
The 1-span, 84'-long, rivet-connected Warren pony truss bridge with a polygonal top chord has been determined eligible by PHMC (DOE 11/4/96)
Discussion of Surrounding Area
The bridge carries a one lane road over a stream in a rural area of active 19th farms.
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes
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