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Market Street Bridge (Old)

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Market Street Bridge (Old)

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BH Photo #503728

Description 

Unusual 6-panel Parker trusses.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Market Street
Location
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892; replaced 1926
Railroad
- Interurban
Design
(4)6-panel, pinned Parker through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24925, -75.88483   (decimal degrees)
41°14'57" N, 75°53'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/425864/4566804 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added build date
  • August 22, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • August 22, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com