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Passyunk Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Passyunk Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in September 2015

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BH Photo #337851

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1983
Builder
- John Ericson
Design
Through truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91958, -75.20197   (decimal degrees)
39°55'10" N, 75°12'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482740/4418850 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory number
BH 69293 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,040)
John Ericson (5)
Lost (22,856)
Lost 1983 (100)
Lost during 1980s (1,251)
Movable (2,870)
Pennsylvania (5,027)
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (203)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (183)
Replaced by new bridge (15,241)
Through truss (14,323)
Truss (31,612)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 21, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Geoff Hubbs