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7th Street Bridge

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Seventh street bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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BH Photo #287614

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Brandywine River on 7th Street
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1902
Design
Warren through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73221, -75.53020   (decimal degrees)
39°43'56" N, 75°31'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/454565/4398169 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington South
Inventory number
BH 61648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1902 (421)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Delaware (125)
Lost (18,942)
Movable (2,712)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
New Castle County, Delaware (85)
Owned by city (4,547)
Swing (1,251)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)
Warren through truss (1,461)
Warren truss (5,826)
Wilmington, Delaware (27)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added link to an image
  • July 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

7th Street Bridge
Posted July 9, 2014, by Don Morrison

Hey Douglas;

That is the Christina River; I think the most likely place for this bridge would be 39.732426, -75.530334

East 7th at Brandywine Creek.