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History/Design | Pennsylvania Covered Bridges


History. Why cover the bridges? Today covered bridges are considered historical landmarks, romantic structures resembling the past, but what was the purpose ...

Why Are Covered Bridges Covered? Why Do They Covered Bridges?


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  ...

covered bridge | engineering | Britannica.com


Oct 18, 2007 ... The function of the roof and siding, which in most covered bridges create an almost complete enclosure, ... A Recent History of Climate Change.

National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges


Purpose: "To preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and ...

covered bridges - Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

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Smithsonian. COVERED. BRIDGES. Spanning the American Landscape. Organized by the ... offers an engaging exploration of the history, architecture, and ...

New England's Covered Bridges | Discover New England


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 ...

The Pennsylvania Center for the Book - Covered Bridges


The authentic covered bridges of Pennsylvania have become historical landmarks due to their rich past, interesting architecture and commitment by the ...

Vermont's Covered Bridges


Photographs and description of the Covered Bridges of Northfield. ... There are 14 Covered Bridges in Central Vermont. Each with its own unique history.

Visit America's Most Idyllic Covered Bridges Photos | Architectural ...


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.

Visit NH : New Hampshire Covered Bridges


Visit NH New Hampshire has 54 covered bridges, one of the largest collections in the United States. Use this guide to plan a driving tour to see historic NH ...

Covered bridge - Wikipedia
A covered bridge is a timber-truss bridge with a roof and siding which, in most covered bridges, create an almost complete enclosure. The purpose of the ... More »