Jackson's Saw Mill Covered Bridge by Monte Morton

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The bridge was built in 1878 by John Smith and Samuel Stauffer.

Jackson’s Sawmill Covered Bridge or Eichelberger’s Covered Bridge is a covered bridge that spans the West Branch of the Octoraro Creek in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. A county-owned and maintained bridge, its official designation is the West Octoraro #1 Bridge. The bridge is purportedly the only covered bridge in the county that is not built perpendicular to the stream it crosses due to the placement of the sawmill on one side of the bridge and the rock formations faced by the builders on the other side.

In 1986 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places as structure number 80003520.

The bridge can be found in Bart Township, 3.25 miles to the east of Quarryville and 1.5 miles south of Pennsylvania Route 372 on Mt Pleasant Road. Due to its remote location in an isolated part of the county, it is seen less than many of the county’s other covered bridges that are closer to the major populations centers such as Lancaster. If there is a Covered Bridge out there for you to see…it’s this one!

Taken with a Nikon D90 and a Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Lens

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  • A. F. Branco
    A. F. Brancoabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful photo!

  • Thank you

    – Monte Morton

  • Janie Oliver
    Janie Oliverabout 5 years ago

    wonderful perspective.

  • Thanks again Janie

    – Monte Morton

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertabout 5 years ago

    Terriffic capture!! Nice work!

  • I appreciate that Ruth

    – Monte Morton

  • John Beamish
    John Beamishabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful image.

  • Thank you John

    – Monte Morton

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 5 years ago

    Great Capture!!!
    Please consider putting this into the Which Way – walkways, pathways, stairways, and roadways group.

  • Thank you Cee

    – Monte Morton

  • Gene Walls
    Gene Wallsabout 5 years ago

    Superb capture, Monte! I love your point of view and composition! Excellent work!

  • Thank you Gene

    – Monte Morton

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 5 years ago

    ♥ Fabulous capture !!! great pov !! :D ♥

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyabout 5 years ago

    Aloha, congratulations on your feature today in Americas ~ Rural, Urban, Wild, Free

    Aloha ’oe,
    Sharon
    18 November 2009

  • Thank you Sharon, much appreciated!

    – Monte Morton

  • Brian Pelkey
    Brian Pelkeyabout 5 years ago

    Nice camera work…love the lighting.

  • Thanks Brian

    – Monte Morton

  • Monte Morton
    Monte Mortonabout 5 years ago

    Thanks Brian

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