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Henszey's Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #155281

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Relocated bowstring pony truss bridge on a pedestrian walkway at Central Pennsylvania College
Location
Summerdale, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1869 as a two-span bridge at Slatington in Lehigh County; relocated 1900 to Wanamakers; closed to trafic 1987; moved to Central Pennsylvania College in 2002
Builders
- Continental Bridge Co. of Philadelphia (Contractor)
- Joseph G. Henszey (Design)
Design
Wrought-iron bowstring arch-truss
Dimensions
Span length: 93.0 ft.
Total length: 93.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Mosser's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.30463, -76.93398   (decimal degrees)
40°18'17" N, 76°56'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/335646/4463363 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrisburg West
Inventory number
BH 44138 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • December 9, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 21, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 15, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

Comments 

Henszey's Bridge
Posted December 26, 2018, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I kinda like the Yellow Gold with the Black railing.

Henszey's Bridge
Posted December 26, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

looks like a nice save. Guess as long as its painted Gold is as good a color as any!