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Reading - Red Bridge

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RDG - Red Bridge

Photo from schuylkillhavenhistory

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #483958

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Reading Railroad
Location
Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62934, -76.15391   (decimal degrees)
40°37'46" N, 76°09'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/402411/4498251 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90882 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • October 12, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com