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Near Curwensville in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hogback (Porter's) Bridge

 
 
Hogback (Porter's) Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
1. Hogback (Porter's) Bridge Marker
Inscription. A single-span Pennsylvania (Petit) through truss bridge crossed the West Branch of the Susquehanna River here from 1893 to 1989. Replacing a wooden structure destroyed by fire, it took its name from nearby geographic features. This 215 foot pin-connected steel bridge was built by the King Bridge Company, with stone abutments by J.A. Dunkle.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 40° 58.429′ N, 78° 29.467′ W. Marker is near Curwensville, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Old Erie Pike half a mile east of Clearfield Curwensville Highway (Pennsylvania Route 879), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Curwensville PA 16833, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 2004 Bicentennial Raft (approx. 1 miles away); Trout Water (approx. 1.6 miles away); Doughboy Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Arnold N. Nawrocki (approx. 1.8 miles away); Curwensville Dam (approx. 2 miles away); Trout Stocking (approx. 2.8 miles away); Chinklacamoose (approx. 2.8 miles away); The First Church in Clearfield County (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Curwensville.
 
Also see . . .
Hogback (Porter's) Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
2. Hogback (Porter's) Bridge Marker
 Hogback Bridge. Wikipedia article (Submitted on August 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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