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Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England Bridge (E)

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in December 2017

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BH Photo #415017

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Shimersville Road on NSRR
Location
Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England Railroad (PBNE)
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 265.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Skew angle
50 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61156, -75.33665   (decimal degrees)
40°36'42" N, 75°20'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/471521/4495692 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hellertown
Inventory number
BH 79702 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com