Rating:
1 vote

Manchester Bridge

Photos 

Charles W. Shane, Photographer, April 1970. View Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #137652

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Allegheny River at The Point in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1911; demolished 1970
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 531.0 ft.
Total length: 2,840.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Also called
North Side Point Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44360, -80.01305   (decimal degrees)
40°26'37" N, 80°00'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/583698/4477461 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Inventory number
BH 42372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • December 16, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • April 19, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER PA-4 - North Side Point Bridge, Spanning Allegheny River at Point of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Frank Hicks
  • Todd Wilson
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com