Lorraine Covered Bridge #14847
The Lorraine covered bridge is recently built, not one of the preserved antiques often spanning much wider streams and rivers. It sits at the Mt Etna trailhead on the Lower Trail in Blair County, PA, a very picturesque rail trail. All I know of its history is that was named in honor of a woman who loved the trail deeply. I’m out on the Lower Trail often and feel just about the same way about it: I go there in good weather to unwind my mind riding a bike and soak up nature. It’s a re-centering experience.
As you can see by the image, I still go there in winter too! On this day, there had been snow the night before followed by a light rain that left a hard frozen crust on top. Walking was more of a labor. I was attracted by the colored leaves still on the trees and scattered over the snow.
Location: off the beaten path at Mt Etna, Blair County, Pennsylvania. Picture and story ©Andrew Dierks
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