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Kinzua Bridge (Original)

Photos 

File:Kinzuabridgeold3.jpg

Photo taken by HAER

View this photo at en.m.wikipedia.org

BH Photo #277854

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kinzua Creek on Erie Railroad
Location
McKean County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882; Replaced 1900
Builders
- Octave Chanute of Paris, France (Designer)
- Phoenix Iron Works of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Builder)
Railroad
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
Deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76271, -78.58890   (decimal degrees)
41°45'46" N, 78°35'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/700428/4626240 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cyclone
Inventory number
BH 60128 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2018: New photo from Dave King
  • March 7, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 5, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Erie Railroad", "Railroad"
  • March 5, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Kinzua Bridge (Original)
Posted March 5, 2014, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I accidentally deleted the other one. I clicked the link thinking it was to this page. I sincerely apologize for the mistake.

Kinzua Bridge (Original)
Posted March 5, 2014, by Jacob P. Bernard (jacob_bernard [at] yahoo [dot] com)