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Atherton Avenue Bridge

Photo 

20091020 cp 0025

General view of the Atherton Avenue [Baum Boulevard] Bridge crossing over Pennsylvania Railroad tracks, looking northwest. On the right, a billboard advertises shoe polish sold for ten cents.

Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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BH Photo #376067

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on Atherton Avenue (Baum Boulevard)
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1912; replaced 1986
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
Baum Boulevard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45526, -79.94403   (decimal degrees)
40°27'19" N, 79°56'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/589536/4478824 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75221 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com