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Slates Mill Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View From Se Looking Nw, Showing Bridge And Site Context

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #217573

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Branch Tunkhannock Creek on TR 439 at Lackawanna State Park
Location
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1885 by the King Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.2 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.55833, -75.72000   (decimal degrees)
41°33'30" N, 75°43'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/439960/4600990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dalton
Inventory numbers
PA 35 7202 0439 0101 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31070 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2011: Photos imported by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER PA-615 - Slates' Mill Bridge, Township Road 439 spanning South Branch of Tunkhannock Creek in Benton Township, Lackawanna State Park, Lackawanna County, PA