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Shoemaker Bridge
38-19-06
Iola, PA - Columbia County

Photo of Shoemaker Bridge


Photo of Shoemaker Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Central
County:  Columbia
Town:  Pine
Locality:  Millville
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 41 09.067
W 76 32.141
Bridge Carries:  Shoemaker Bridge Road
Bridge Crosses:  Branch Run
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Queenpost
Year Built:  1881
Builder:  T.S. Christian
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  49 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft.
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 38-19-06
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown



Description
The Shoemaker Bridge is single span Queenpost Truss with a total length of 54 feet. It crosses Branch Run in Iola. This historic bridge was built in 1881.

Photography
The bridge portals and elevation views are easy to photograph.

Parking
Pull alongside road near bridge.

Truss / Arch

No truss photo available


Location Map

Location map of Shoemaker Bridge

Location
One mile north of junction of PA42, then left to the bridge.





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