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Newkirk Viaduct 38-51-04x

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #366040

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Road & railroad
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by fire & replaced
History
Built 1847; destroyed by fire 1863
Builders
- Alexander & Charles Provost (Stone Masons)
- Samuel H. Kneass (Engineer)
- Uziel H. French (Carpenter)
Railroad
- Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad (PWB)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 800.0 ft.
Also called
Gray's Ferry Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93681, -75.19393   (decimal degrees)
39°56'13" N, 75°11'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483430/4420761 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-51-04x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 73897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com