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LV - Delaware River Bridge (S)

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923. Courtesy of the Lehigh University Library. Used as an educational resource.

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Lehigh Valley Railway
Location
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and Warren County, New Jersey
Status
Removed
History
Built 1876; Replaced in mainlline service 1901, but remained as third track; Removed ?
Builder
- Kellogg & Maurice Bridge Co. of Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Lehigh Valley Railroad (LV)
Design
Whipple deck truss
Skewed Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 522.0 ft.
Total length: 1,066.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68801, -75.20229   (decimal degrees)
40°41'17" N, 75°12'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482907/4504144 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Easton
Inventory number
BH 69922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 4, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 15, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 6, 2015: Added by Luke

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