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Upper Ferry Bridge (cropped)

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Spring Garden Street
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1812; destroyed by fire 1838
Builder
- Louis Wernwag of Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 340.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96390, -75.18323   (decimal degrees)
39°57'50" N, 75°10'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/484351/4423766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory number
BH 78764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2017: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

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