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Wagamon Pond Dam Bridge

Photos 

View West From Union Street Bridge Toward Bridge 808

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #311012

Map 

Description 

The structure is a combination dam and water control structure of an unusual type. The existing system has evolved through a series of reconstructions since the first bridge was replaced in 1815 by the present dam.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Slab bridge over Broadkill River on Mulberry Street
Location
Sussex County, Sussex County, Delaware
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1917; Replaced 1992
Design
Slab
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.77726, -75.31285   (decimal degrees)
38°46'38" N, 75°18'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/472825/4292105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milton
Inventory number
BH 65139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1917 (584)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Delaware (125)
Lost (18,944)
Lost 1992 (427)
Lost during 1990s (3,716)
Owned by state (13,898)
Replaced by new bridge (12,569)
Slab (1,560)
Sussex County, Delaware (16)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER DE-29 - Wagamon Pond Dam & Bridge, Spanning Broadkill River at State Road No. 197 (Mulberry Street), Milton, Sussex County, DE