History. Why cover the bridges? Today covered bridges are considered historical
landmarks, romantic structures resembling the past, but what was the purpose ...
Covered bridges were also covered to keep the rain off the wooden deck of the
bridge which would make it very slippery. The roofs on covered bridges also kept
offers an engaging exploration of the history, ... one side of the river to the other,
covered bridges today are ... covered bridges, America's versions were remark-.
Covered bridge, timber-truss structure carrying a roadway over a river or other
obstacle, ... in folklore and art but also of major significance in engineering history
Purpose: "To preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the
history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and ...
Discover the romantic and historic covered bridges of New England dotting the
landscape throughout this special region of the USA. Drive, walk, or bike over ...
Nov 1, 2014 ... Take a tour of America's most picturesque covered bridges and see how these
historic treasures combine clever engineering with artful design.
The authentic covered bridges of Pennsylvania have become historical
landmarks due to their rich past, interesting architecture and commitment by the ...
Photographs and description of the Covered Bridges of Northfield. ... There are
14 Covered Bridges in Central Vermont. Each with its own unique history.
Listed in the “World Guide to Covered Bridges,” this quaint and historical pine
and cedar bridge leads to Indian Island, a picture perfect place for a lazy day of ...