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PRR - Rockville Bridge (First)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge on Pennsylvania RR
Location
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Rockville Bridge completed over Susquehanna River north of Harrisburg; 3,681-foot timber Howe deck truss of 23 spans reinforced with Burr trusses on the outside faces; built by Daniel Stone at a cost of $170,000.
Builder
- Daniel Stone
Design
Howe through truss with arches
Dimensions
Total length: 3,681.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33388, -76.91129   (decimal degrees)
40°20'02" N, 76°54'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/337644/4466568 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88475 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2020: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV