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Welle Hess Covered Bridge No. S1

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Built  1871
NRHP Reference #  79003175
Area  400 m²
Added to NRHP  29 November 1979
Architectural style  Other, Burr Arch Truss
Opened  1871
Body of water  Fishing Creek
Removed from NRHP  27 June 1986
Welle Hess Covered Bridge No. S1
Location  South of Grassmere Park, Sugarloaf Township, Pennsylvania
Built by  Clinton & Montgomery Cole
MPS  Covered Bridges of Columbia and Montour Counties TR

The Welle Hess Covered Bridge No. S1, also known as the Laubach Covered Bridge, was a historic wooden covered bridge located at Sugarloaf Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. It was a 126-foot-long (38 m), Burr Truss arch bridge with a tin roof constructed in 1871. It crossed Fishing Creek and was one of 28 historic covered bridges in Columbia and Montour Counties.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1979, but collapsed on July 19, 1981. The salvaged wreckage of the bridge was purchased by Ed Campbell, who built a small scale "replica" of the bridge at his restaurant in Orange Township in 1983. The bridge was removed from the NRHP in 1986.


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