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Lehigh Gorge Trail Bridge

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Lehigh River Trail Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by Robert M Krug

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #456231

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Description 

Deck plate girder bridge crossing the Lehigh River Gorge.

Facts 

Overview
Steel rigid frame bridge over Davis Creek on D&L Lehigh Gorge Trail
Location
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built Circa 1950, rehabilitated 1975; changed to trail bridge circa 1990
Railroad
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
D&L Trail Bridge
Nesquehoning Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.87421, -75.75697   (decimal degrees)
40°52'27" N, 75°45'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/436216/4525069 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nesquehoning
Inventory number
BH 48391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2021: New photo from Ian Nelson
  • September 16, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 8, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Ian Nelson