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Girard Avenue Bridge (1855)

Photo 

Girard Avenue Bridge (First)

Photo from old postcard

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Girard Avenue
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1855
Builders
- Adolphus Bonzano (Builder)
- Rudolph Hering (Design)
Design
Timber arched Howe deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97519, -75.19333   (decimal degrees)
39°58'31" N, 75°11'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483491/4425021 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2021: Updated by Luke: Fixed builders so (Builder)/(Designer) are in parenthesis
  • February 25, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke