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Barryville-Shohola Suspension Bridge

Photos 

Bird's-eye view of Barryville, N. Y., seen from Shohola, Pa.

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #317370

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Deleware River on SR434
Location
Pike County, Pennsylvania, and Sullivan County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1854; Damaged by severe wind storm 1859; Cables snapped 1865; Repaired & rehabilitated 1866; Replaced 1941
Builders
- Chauncey Thomas
- Shohola and Barryville Bridge Co.
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 495.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47568, -74.91305   (decimal degrees)
41°28'32" N, 74°54'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/507259/4591568 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 17, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 29, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • February 27, 2015: Added by Dave King

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