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Hamilton Street Bridge (1st)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Eyebar suspension bridge over Lehigh River on Hamilton Street
Location
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding & replaced
History
Built 1814; Destroyed by flooding 1841
Design
Eyebar/chain suspension
Also called
First Bridge Across Lehigh River
First Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.60632, -75.45374   (decimal degrees)
40°36'23" N, 75°27'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/461613/4495155 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Allentown East
Inventory number
BH 71804 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added cause of loss
  • April 13, 2016: Added by ArtS

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke