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Selinsgrove Center Stone Arch Bridge

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Selinsgrove Center Stone Arch Bridge

Photo taken by Alexander D. Mitchell IV in July 2016

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BH Photo #358007

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Description 

Leads to maintenance garage of Selinsgrove Center, a former state mental institution in the process of phase-out. Appears at first glance to be a steel-arch replica, but is definitely a real stone-arch bridge that possibly predates the institution by many years.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over brook on driveway
Location
Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81383, -76.87319   (decimal degrees)
40°48'50" N, 76°52'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/342014/4519779 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Deck arch (10,431)
Open (36,573)
Owned by state (13,673)
Pennsylvania (4,175)
Snyder County, Pennsylvania (32)
Span length under 25 feet (5,767)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,856)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV