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Hamilton Street Bridge (2nd)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #351523

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Lehigh River on Hamilton Street
Location
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1841; Lost ca 1869
Builder
- Allentown Bridge Co. of Allentown, Pennsylvania
Design
Through truss
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)
Inventory number
BH 71811 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2016: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Hamilton Street Bridge (2nd)
Posted April 13, 2016, by Luke

Corrected

Hamilton Street Bridge (2nd)
Posted April 13, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Luke,

You have the loss date as 1902 which is the loss date of the third bridge. The loss date of this one was likely during the Oct. 3, 1869 flood.