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Light Street Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Branch/ Patapsco River on Light Street
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1891; replaced 1916
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.25870, -76.61576   (decimal degrees)
39°15'31" N, 76°36'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360595/4346729 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,594)
Baltimore, Maryland (79)
Built 1891 (200)
Built during 1890s (2,651)
King Bridge Co. (311)
Lost (20,678)
Lost 1916 (45)
Lost during 1910s (398)
Maryland (686)
Movable (2,795)
Pratt through truss (4,783)
Pratt truss (8,339)
Swing (1,337)
Through truss (13,550)
Truss (30,488)

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 5, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler

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  • Douglas Butler

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Light Street Bridge
Posted February 13, 2019, by Barry (Bllauver33 [at] gmail [dot] com )

Does anyone have pictures or descriptions of the "long bridge "which connected Brooklyn to Port Covington prior to the Hanover Street bridges?