York County, Pa., History Mystery: This old, historic iron bridge intrigues people

Who would’ve thought that an old iron bridge would have generated so much interest. (Check out the likes, comments and shares ). But its popularity just reflects that many people have seen it, driven under it or dared to walk across it. And of course, this is not just any iron bridge. It’s on the National Register of Historic Places. York County is home to hundreds of bridges with its many railroads, roads and its well-watered terrain. But this one is a special one. Also of interest: Do you want to own a bridge? Here’s an example of one purchased from the state. And how it came about.

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About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.

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