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Old Kinzua Bridge

Photos 

Construction of one of the towers at the base

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BH Photo #193216

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kinzua Creek on former New York, Lake Erie and Western Railway
Location
McKean County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1882, replaced in 1900
Builders
- Octave Chanute of Paris, France (designer)
- Phoenix Iron Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Design
Wrought iron Howe deck truss supported on 20 trestle towers
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76308, -78.58934   (decimal degrees)
41°45'47" N, 78°35'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/700390/4626279 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cyclone
Inventory number
BH 47943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2020: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • February 2, 2011: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com