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Eddyville Bridge

Photo 

Eddyville Bridge

Simpson's Leader-Times: March 30 1966

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BH Photo #457170

Map 

Description 

Cost $9,000 to build in 1881

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Mahoning Creek on Old Route 03086
Location
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Status
Collapsed in 1966 as new bypass span was being completed.
History
Built in 1881 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; collapsed in 1966
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Tubular Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.94528, -79.27686   (decimal degrees)
40°56'43" N, 79°16'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/645041/4534112 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86804 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 2, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

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