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Pennypack Creek Bridge

Photos 

Historical Photo

From nephillyhistory.com

License: Released into public domain

BH Photo #345475

Map 

Description 

This was the second concrete arch bridge built in the United States.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete Arch Bridge over Pennypack Creek on Pine Road
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1893, Replaced 1977
Design
Two span concrete arch bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.09022, -75.06956   (decimal degrees)
40°05'25" N, 75°04'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/494070/4437773 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70511 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • January 12, 2016: Added by Nathan Holth

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