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Reading - Swatara Creek Covered Deck Truss

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Overview
Lost Foreman deck truss bridge over Swatara Creek on Reading Railroad
Location
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1869; Replaced ?
Builder
- John L. Foreman of Pottstown, Pennsylvania (Design)
Railroads
- Lebanon & Pine Grove Railroad (L&PG)
- Lebanon & Tremont Railroad (L&T)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Foreman deck truss
Dimensions
Span length: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40267, -76.48786   (decimal degrees)
40°24'10" N, 76°29'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/373743/4473513 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB PA/38-38-16x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 72412 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2016: Added by Luke

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