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Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England Bridge (W)

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Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in December 2017

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BH Photo #415047

Map 

Street View 

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 authorized vehicles only
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: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Deck width: 35.0 ft.
Skew angle
50 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61153, -75.33674   (decimal degrees)
40°36'42" N, 75°20'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/471514/4495689 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hellertown
Inventory number
BH 79703 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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