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Appoquinimink River Swing Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Appoquinimink River Swing Bridge (Old)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #505962

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Appoquinimink River on Route 9
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
No longer exists
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
Silver Run Road Bridge (Old)
Thomas Corner Road Bridge (Old
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.46574, -75.61347   (decimal degrees)
39°27'57" N, 75°36'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/447228/4368642 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Delaware (163)
Lost (29,077)
Movable (3,136)
New Castle County, Delaware (112)
Pratt through truss (6,129)
Pratt truss (10,405)
Swing (1,576)
Through truss (17,205)
Truss (35,955)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
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