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East Paden Bridge
38-19-11
Forks, PA - Columbia County
Photo of East Paden Bridge
Photo of East Paden Bridge

Photo of East Paden Bridge Portal
Photo of East Paden Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Central
County:  Columbia
Town:  Fishing Creek
Locality:  Forks
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 41 06.324
W 76 21.583
Bridge Carries:  Fishing Creek Road
Bridge Crosses:  Hungington Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Queenpost
Year Built:  1850
Builder:  W.C. Pennington
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  79 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft. 0 In.
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 38-19-10
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown



Description
The East Paden Bridge is a single Queenpost with a total length of 79 feet. This covered bridge is closed to traffic, it is a foot trail leading to a park. The East Paden bridge crosses Huntington Creek and is a twin to the West Paden bridge. This historic bridge is an was built in 1850, and is located in Forks.

Photography
Difficult to photograph from sides in summer with dense forest. Portals easy, no traffic.

Parking
In large parking lot off main highway.

Truss / Arch

No truss photo available


Location Map

Location map of East Paden Bridge

Location
Four miles northeast of PA93 at Orangeville on PA487 then right on SR1029 and right to the bridges.





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