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Market Street Bridge

Photo 

Market Street Bridge (Old)

1910 view

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #493988

Description 

Appears to be a recycled railroad span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Market Street
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75032, -75.54396   (decimal degrees)
39°45'01" N, 75°32'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/453398/4400186 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • April 2, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com