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Esther Furnace Covered Bridge

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1882, C. W. Eves. Esther Furnace Rd., off PA 487, 3 miles south of Catawissa

Named for the Esther iron smelting furnace established in 1817, the queen-post truss bridge has a nearly one-hundred-foot-long span over Roaring Creek.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Esther Furnace Covered Bridge", [Catawissa, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 501-501.

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