WORLD’S LONGEST FREE SPAN COVERED BRIDGE

For the past several months, our designers and craftsmen have been working on the reconstruction of the Old Blenheim Bridge. The original bridge had been built in 1855 and was destroyed in 2011 by flooding of the Schoharie Creek caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Until...
The Speakman No. 2 Covered Bridge, and other News

The Speakman No. 2 Covered Bridge, and other News

Last week LCTF began rebuilding a covered bridge just south of Coatesville in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The bridge is also known as the Mary Ann Pyle Bridge and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Built in 1881 and measuring 75 in...
Timber Framing Internships

Timber Framing Internships

Over the years Lancaster County Timber Frames has hosted more than a dozen interns from five different institutions. This summer we have two. Patricia Anna Willis, a Georgia native, is a sophomore majoring in timber framing at the American College of the Building...

Habitat for Humanity Timber Frame Houses

Twenty seven years ago, this month, hundreds of volunteer timber framers from across continent converged on York, Pennsylvania to erect two timber frames for Habitat For Humanity. The frame raising began early on a Thursday morning and four days later two families...
News from Lancaster County Timber Frames, 16th April 2015

News from Lancaster County Timber Frames, 16th April 2015

Our designers – Josh Coleman, Tim Diener, and Cory Bair – along with Tony Zaya recently attended a seminar entitled “Heavy Timber Construction in Commercial Projects” in Baltimore. The class was sponsored by WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood...
New and Recently Completed Projects at LCTF

New and Recently Completed Projects at LCTF

Another 3 months have managed to slip by since our last post, but not for lack of new and interesting projects here at Lancaster County Timber Frames. Since our last posting, we’ve completed the Jambo Grill restaurant structure at the Pittsburgh Zoo. The first...

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