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Stillwater Bridge
Stillwater, PA - Columbia County

Photo of Stillwater Bridge

Photo of Stillwater Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Central
County:  Columbia
Town:  Stillwater
Locality:  Stillwater
Position - Lat: 
N 41 09.123
W 76 22.040
Bridge Carries:  Foot Trail
Bridge Crosses:  Branch Run
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch sketch
Year Built:  1849
Builder:  James McHenry
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  168 Ft.
Width: Unknown
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 38-19-21
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Stillwater Bridge is single span Burr Arch with a total length of 168 feet. It is on Fishing Creek Road over Fishing Creek Branch in Stillwater. This historic bridge was built in 1849 and is currently closed to motor traffic.

The bridge portals are easy to photograph, no traffic. It is harder to get an elevation view in the summer.

Pull alongside road near bridge.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Stillwater truss
Stillwater Truss

Location Map

Location map of Stillwater Bridge

Just east of PA487 at Stillwater.

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