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Herr Mill / Souderburg Bridge
38-36-21
Paradise, PA - Lancaster County
Photo of Herr Mill Bridge
Photo of Herr Mill Bridge looking south


Photo of Herr Mill Bridge looking north


Photo of Herr Mill Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Pennsylvania Dutch
Amish Country
County:  Lancaster
Town:  Paradise
Locality:  Soudersboro
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 40º 00.526'
W 76º 09.717'
Bridge Carries:  Belmont Road
Bridge Crosses:  Paquea Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1895
Builder:  Joseph Elliot
Robert Russell
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  113 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft.
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: None"
World Guide No.: 38-36-20
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown


Panoranic view of Herr Mill Bridge
Panoranic view of Herr Mill Bridge

Description
The Herr Mill Bridge is two span Burr Arch with a total length of 174 feet. It carries a private pedestrian path over Pequia Creek, It is located on Soudersburg Road, west of Paradise. This historic bridge is an was built in 1885.

Photography
The bridge has some excellent area to take photographs, however it is on private property. Parking along road south of bridge provides excellent area for panoramic photos.

Parking
Limited parking available near the bridge.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Herr Mill Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of Herr Mill Bridge

Location
Off Rooks Road, 0.5 miles south of Route US30. West of Paradise.

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