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Long Bridge (Second)

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Overview
Howe through truss bridge
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
History
Built 1835 by DC government to replace 1809 span damaged 1831; damaged by high water/ice 1836, 1841, 1856, 1860, 1863, 1866, 1887; rail tracks added for Baltimore & Potomac RR 1870s; removal and replacement authorized 1901, removed 1906.
Builder
- District of Columbia government
Design
Howe through truss,
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87477, -77.03847   (decimal degrees)
38°52'29" N, 77°02'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/323167/4304854 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alexandria
Inventory number
BH 52952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed streetview as the bridge this entry hasn't existed since 1906
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 17, 2012: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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