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Fairmount Park Transit Company Ribbed Skew Arch Bridge #704

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Fairmount Park Transit Company Bridge #704

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Photo taken by Peter Dispensa in January 2017

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Ribbed Skew Arch 

Written by Peter Dispensa

Its 32f6 span employs 15 skewed arches of bricks

Facts 

Overview
Brick ribbed skew arch bridge over dismantled trolley track
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroad
- Fairmount Park Transit Co. (FPTC)
Design
Brick arch
Also called
Stone Arch Bridge
Chamounix Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00426, -75.19991   (decimal degrees)
40°00'15" N, 75°11'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482936/4428249 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 79758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2017: Essay added by Peter Dispensa