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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
(footbridge)
Jenkins Corner vicinity, Pennsylvania, USA (Octoraro Creek - Camp Horseshoe)
Bridgemeister ID:2022
O'Donnell ID:2
Coordinates:N 39.7225 W 76.1276
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Rush Wickes writes: "It collapsed once during the mid-1980's due to being overloaded by mischievous Scout campers. It was subsequently rebuilt, explaining the mismatched steel and wood tower combination. The "W" in the tower may very well refer to the phrase, 'Wimachtendienk, Wingolauchsik, Witahemui', or WWW, a motto of the Order of the Arrow honor group. The Octararo lodge of the honor group has its ceremonial fire pit just beyond the steel tower."
  • Near (footbridge) - Jenkins Corner vicinity, Pennsylvania, USA.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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