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Camelback Covered Bridge 38-21-34x / 38-22-22x

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1890 view of the Camelback Covered Bridge over the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Note the Walnut St. Bridge under construction in the background.

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #350383

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Susquahana River on Market Street
Location
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built between 1812 and 1817. Eastern half removed 1902, Western half removed 1903
Builder
- Theodore Burr of Torrington, Connecticut (Inventor of the Burr arch and cousin of Arron Burr.)
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 2,876.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Market Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25175, -76.88933   (decimal degrees)
40°15'06" N, 76°53'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/339316/4457411 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-21-34x / 38-22-22x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 71499 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 26, 2016: Added by ArtS

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