Sections of the Walnut Street Bridge in Harrisburg, PA are carried away by flood waters and ice floes after the North American Blizzard of 2001 and subsequent thaw and rain. It crumples under the Market Street Bridge (3:05), the next bridge downstream in the Susquehanna.
Built 1890; Streetcar traffic begins 1894; Rehabilitated in 1911 by Phoenix Bridge Co.; Streetcar traffic ends 1936; Closed 1972 due to damage from Hurricane Agnes; Several spans destroyed by ice jam 1996
Baltimore Thru Truss which consists of 14 Baltimore trusses using Phoenix Bridge Company's "Phoenix Column". Seven spans on the east side of City Island; three spans of western bridge destroyed by ice in 1996
Total length: 2,801.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 5, 1972
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25759, -76.88623(decimal degrees) 40°15'27" N, 76°53'10" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")