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Ballenger Creek or Buckeystown Pike Covered Bridge

Frededick MD-10-14x Ballenger Creek Unk 1 75' Unk 1926
Ballenger Creek or Buckeystown Pike Covered Bridge was located about four miles south of the city of Frederick on Buckeystown Pike.
The News (Frederick, Md) on July 14, 1926, provided an article about the old covered bridge and its replacement:

Begin Demolition of Old Structure on Buckeystown Pike

The work of constructing a temporary bridge over Ballenger Creek on the Buckeystown Pike has begun by the Development Construction Company, Baltimore, which has been awarded the contract for constructing a 60' concrete bridge to replace the old wooden covered bridge at this point.
The work of demolishing the old bridge and constructing the new span will be completed this summer. This will leave only one wooden bridge on the state roads in Frederick County - the one spanning Catoctin Creek on the Harpers Ferry road between Jefferson and Petersville. [Jefferson Bridge]
Ballenger Creek Covered Bridge
Photo from Covered Bridges in America by Rosalie Wells, published in 1931.

UPDATED: 05/13/2013 for information about replacing the bridge with a concrete structure and providing a removal date of 1926.

Special thanks to Linda Burns for providing us information from Frederick newspapers about Ballenger Creek Covered Bridge.
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