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Fleming Park Bridge (Old)

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Fleming Park Bridge

The Pittsburgh Press: April 11 1955

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BH Photo #467977

Description 

Described as a "Relic from the Horse and Buggy days".

Facts 

Overview
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Neville Road
Location
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and scrapped
History
Built 1890; Replaced 1955
Design
(3)Pinned Baltimore through trusses
(2)Approach spans of unknown type
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Also called
Neville Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49124, -80.07914   (decimal degrees)
40°29'28" N, 80°04'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/578038/4482689 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 17, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com