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Richard Sanders Allen

Richard Sanders Allen, postmaster of Round Lake, New York (population, 1,000), is an engineering historian. His specialty is covered bridges, but he has written on everything from colonial roads to pioneer aviation. His Covered Bridges of the Northeast was published in 1957; a companion volume, Covered Bridges of the Middle Atlantic States , is due out this fall.

Articles by this Author

Roofs Over Rivers, June 1959 | Vol. 10, No. 4
Time is taking its toll of the romantic covered bridge, where once you could exchange gossip, argue politics, or court your lady fair.