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Philadelphia & Reading - Milton Bridge (1st)

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Vintage Postcard of P and RRR Bridge Over Susquehanna River in Milton PA

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #352306

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Description 

Not sure is this bridge was on the same alignment as the present RR bridge through Milton.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia & Reading RR
Location
Milton, Union County, Pennsylvania
Status
No longer exists
Railroad
- Philadelphia & Reading Rail Road (1833-1896) (P&R)
Design
Four span pin connected Whipple through truss (additional spans probable)
Also called
P. & R. R. R. Bridge over Susquehanna, Milton, PA
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01270, -76.86254   (decimal degrees)
41°00'46" N, 76°51'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/343383/4541837 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milton
Inventory number
BH 71920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added build & loss dates
  • November 18, 2019: New photo from Ben Williams
  • April 23, 2016: Added by ArtS

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Ben Williams
  • Luke