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Lordville Suspension Bridge

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Lordville Suspension Bridge

looking north from Pennsylvania in 1971

Photo from Library of Congress-HAER

License: Released into public domain

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Description 

Bridge consisted of a 347' main span and a suspended side span of 56'.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Eyebar suspension bridge over Delaware River on Warren Road
Location
Delaware County, New York, and Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904 by the Owego Bridge Co.; opened June 4, 1904; closed February 1984 due to deterioration; demolished November 24, 1986; replaced 1992
Builder
- Owego Bridge Co. of Owego, New York
Design
Eyebar/chain suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 347.0 ft.
Also called
Lordville-Equinunk Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86749, -75.21375   (decimal degrees)
41°52'03" N, 75°12'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482260/4635086 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Also added builder
  • July 21, 2019: Added by Geoff Hubbs

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