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Northumberland-Sunbury West Channel Bridge (1839)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Susquehanna River (West Channel) on King Street
Location
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1839; one span destroyed by flood March 17, 1875; whole bridge destroyed by flood March 9, 1904
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 848.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88756, -76.78980   (decimal degrees)
40°53'15" N, 76°47'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/349215/4527816 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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