38-49-02) (WGCB PA-49-02): (1888;
restored 2000) A single-span multiple Kingpost with Burr arch truss
96' 2" over Shamokin Creek. Located: On Mill Road (TR 699)
approximately 5 miles east of Sunbury, Upper Augusta Township, Pennsylvania.
Directions: In Sunbury, Pennsylvania, from the jct. of SR 147 and
SR 61 go south on SR 61 for 2 miles to Black Mill Road (SR 4009).
Turn left on Black Mill Road (SR 4009) and go 0.7 mile to Saw Mill Road
(TR 509). Continue straight on Saw Mill Road (TR 509) for 1.8 miles
to Mill Road (TR 699), turn left on Mill Road (TR 699) and go 0.3 mile
to the bridge. Originally built at a cost of $882.00. Narrow,
vertical, tongue and grove siding covers both the sides and the portals.
The portals have a different overhanging gable design, and the sides have
lengthwise openings under the eaves that are wider than usual for bridges
in Pennsylvania. Its roof is covered with sheet metal, and the deck
is covered with lengthwise planking. The structure rests on stone
and mortar abutments that have been reinforced with concrete and the stone
and mortar wing walls that appear to be original to the bridge. The
bridge was restored in 2000. It was listed on the National Register
of Historic Places on August 8, 1979. (Apr 2006)