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PRR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (1st)

Photos 

PRR - First Chesapeake & Delaware Canal RR Bridge

PRR train crosses northbound ca. 1914

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BH Photo #428103

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Original Alignment C&D Canal on Pennsylvania RR
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54674, -75.70223   (decimal degrees)
39°32'48" N, 75°42'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/439663/4377686 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck girder (4,897)
Delaware (133)
Girder (8,832)
Lost (20,685)
Lost 1925 (32)
Lost during 1920s (348)
Movable (2,795)
New Castle County, Delaware (90)
Pennsylvania Railroad (548)
Plate girder (6,731)
Railroad (14,137)
Replaced by new bridge (13,551)
Swing (1,337)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 18, 2018: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Douglas Butler