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Lewistown Road Bridge (1st)

Photo 

Juniata Lewistown Bridge Postcard

Postcard dated 1906

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BH Photo #261291

Map 

Description 

Built ca. 1890, probably after loss of road/rail combination bridge in flood 1889; expanded with additional truss to carry Lewistown & Reedsville Electric Railway in 1902, replaced by concrete arch span 1924

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Juniata River
Location
Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890; expanded with additional truss to carry Lewistown & Reedsville Electric Railway in 1902, replaced by concrete arch span 1924.
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59392, -77.57750   (decimal degrees)
40°35'38" N, 77°34'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/281892/4496873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewistown
Inventory number
BH 57394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2013: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV