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Monocacy Creek Reading Railroad Bridge

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South span

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in December 2017

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BH Photo #415515

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Description 

Three deck plate girders in parallel.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Monocacy on RDGRR
Location
Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1921
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 38.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61667, -75.38068   (decimal degrees)
40°37'00" N, 75°22'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467799/4496275 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Allentown East
Inventory number
BH 79930 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2018: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com