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Cobbs Creek Footbridge

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Cobbs Creek Footbridge

Photo from gophilly

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at gophillygo.org

BH Photo #489242

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Facts 

Overview
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Cobbs Creek on Footpath
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95188, -75.25164   (decimal degrees)
39°57'07" N, 75°15'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/478504/4422447 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92005 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added type and builder.
  • January 22, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Comments 

Cobbs Creek Footbridge
Posted January 22, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Thanks Geoff, its fixed now!

Cobbs Creek Footbridge
Posted January 22, 2021, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

The later post is the correct location, I'll try to delete the first one.

Cobbs Creek Footbridge
Posted January 22, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Wow, it appears this extremely rare lenticular pony truss has slipped under the radar all these years!