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Sunbury & Lewistown RR River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Long through truss bridge over North Branch Susquehanna River on Sunbury & Lewistown RR, later Penna. RR
Location
Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, and Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1870-71 by Billmeyer, Nogel & Co. for Sunbury & Lewistown RR, which was absorbed by Pennsylvania RR. Replaced by steel bridge 1889.
Builder
- Billmeyer, Nogel & Co. of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Design
Uncovered wooden truss bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80162, -76.84879   (decimal degrees)
40°48'06" N, 76°50'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/344044/4518379 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sunbury
Inventory number
BH 47205 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2010: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV