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Henszey Bowstring Bridge

Photo 

File:Bridge in Lynn Township.jpg

Photo taken by PennDOT

View this photo at en.m.wikipedia.org

BH Photo #277766

Map 

Description 

Located somewhere around Steinsville.

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring Bridge over Ontelaunee Creek on Route 39112
Location
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Possibly moved
History
Built 1880
Builders
- Continental Bridge Co. of Philadelphia
- Joseph G. Henszey
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65759, -75.85520   (decimal degrees)
40°39'27" N, 75°51'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/427705/4501099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Tripoli
Inventory number
BH 60121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Henszey Bowstring Bridge in Lynn Township
Posted March 5, 2014, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

It would appear that this is an earlier photo of this bridge:

http://bridgehunter.com/pa/cumberland/bh44138/