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Chestnut Street Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #363500

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Iron arch bridge over Schuylkill River on Chestnut Street
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1866; replaced 1957
Builder
- Strickland Kneass of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Design
Cast iron deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95298, -75.18103   (decimal degrees)
39°57'11" N, 75°10'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/484536/4422553 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added additional information
  • September 8, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Chestnut Street Bridge
Posted September 8, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

In terms of ornamentation this cast iron arch would have held its own even if it was located in the UK among the vast population of cast iron arches in that country.