P e n n s y l v a n i a  C o v e r e d   B r i d g e s  
Home Historic
Counties Links Mail
Wanich Bridge
Bloomsburg, PA - Columbia County
Photo of Wanich Bridge
Photo of Wanich Bridge

Photo of Wanich Bridge Portal
Photo of Wanich Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Central
County:  Columbia
Town:  Hemlock
Locality:  Bloomsburg
Position - Lat: 
N 41 02.377
W 76 28.970
Bridge Carries:  Hemlock/Mt. Pleasant Road
Bridge Crosses:  Little Fishing Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch sketch
Year Built:  1884
Builder:  George Russel Jr.
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  108 Ft.
Width: Unknown
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: 8 Ft.
World Guide No.: 38-19-18
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Wanich Bridge is single span Burr Arch with a total length of 108 feet. It carries Hemlock/Mt. Pleasant Road over Little Fishing Creek NNW of Bloomsburg. This historic bridge was built in 1884.

The bridge portals are easy to photograph. It is harder to get an elevation view in the summer.

???? Pull alongside road before crossing bridge.

Truss / Arch

No truss photo available

Location Map

Location map of Wanich Bridge

Two miles north of I80 at exit 34 on PA42 then right 0.3 miles to the bridge.

Return to Pennsylvania Covered Bridges