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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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BH Photo #351648

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Lehigh Valley Railway
Location
Phillipsburg, 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)
Inventory number
BH 69922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 6, 2015: Added by Luke

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