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Reading - Christina River Swing Bridge

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Reading - Christina River Swing Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #286995

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    Facts 

    Overview
    Abandoned through truss bridge over Christina River on Abandoned Reading Railroad
    Location
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Status
    Abandoned
    Railroad
    - Reading Railroad (RDG)
    Design
    Through truss
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +39.72328, -75.56017   (decimal degrees)
    39°43'24" N, 75°33'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    18/451991/4397194 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Wilmington South
    Inventory number
    BH 61117 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Categories 

    Abandoned (3,192)
    Christina River (7)
    Delaware (131)
    Have street view (24,042)
    Movable (2,756)
    Navigable waterway (2,074)
    New Castle County, Delaware (90)
    Railroad (13,848)
    Reading Railroad (114)
    Riveted (1,971)
    Swing (1,303)
    Through truss (13,225)
    Truss (29,964)
    Warren truss (5,959)
    Wilmington, Delaware (29)

    Update Log 

    • December 12, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Riveted", "Warren truss"
    • December 9, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • November 21, 2015: New photo from Luke
    • July 3, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
    • May 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
    • May 30, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

    Sources 

    • Luke
    • Douglas Butler

    Comments 

    Reading - Christina River Swing Bridge
    Posted December 31, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

    nice swing bridge.does anybody know if this bridge will be removed or rehabbed?it is abandoned according to the listing.any information would be greatly appreciated.