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Anacostia River Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #373291

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bascule with steel arch approaches bridge over Anacoastia River on 11th Street
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908; Replaced 1965
Builders
- J.W. Douglas
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Anacostia & Potomac River Railroad
- Streetcar
- Washington Railway & Electric Co. (WR&E)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule with steel arch approaches
Dimensions
Total length: 1,000.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87681, -76.97699   (decimal degrees)
38°52'37" N, 76°58'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/328505/4304963 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington East
Inventory number
BH 63899 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 18, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • December 18, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • October 30, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke