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Northumberland-Sunbury East Channel Bridge (1818)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Susquehanna River (East Channel) on PA-147
Location
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by severe weather
History
Built 1818 by Theodore Burr; destroyed by hurricane 1846
Builder
- Theodore Burr of Torrington, Connecticut
Design
Four-span Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 976.5 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88042, -76.78671   (decimal degrees)
40°52'50" N, 76°47'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/349460/4527018 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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