Apparently owning a bridge doesn’t sound fun, easy or enterprising. After two failed attempts to auction an old bridge, Upper Salford Township is giving the thing away.
The Associated Press and Philadelphia Inquirer report preservationist Mike Hart is being given the 16-foot wooden bridge by the Pennsylvania town. All he’s got to do it pay for the removal.
Hart will use the timbers to construct a water tower for his general store museum, while the town will put the $100,000 its saving on the removal to construct a concrete bridge.