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Thomas - Mill - Covered - Bridge 38-51-01

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Overview
Howe through truss bridge over Wissahickon Creek
Location
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1855
Design
Howe-truss bridge was built in 1855. It was renovated by the Works Progress Administration in 1939, and by the City of Philadelphia in 2000.
Dimensions
Total length: 86.5 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07194, -75.22570   (decimal degrees)
40°04'19" N, 75°13'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/480754/4435766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003621 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • March 7, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photos
  • December 26, 2010: Added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HABS PA-19 - Covered Bridge, Thomas Mill Road (Spanning Wissahickon Creek), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA