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Big Rock Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #349672

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Allegheny River on River Road and Citizens Traction Company
Location
Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania
Status
Destroyed by collision with ice
History
Built 1879; Trolley trusses added 1904; Lost 1926
Builder
- Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio (1879 trusses)
Railroads
- Citizens Traction Co.
- Franklin Street Railway
- Streetcar
Design
Whipple through truss lower spans
Two Pratt through truss upper spans mounted on two of the Whipples
Girder approaches.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37422, -79.81290   (decimal degrees)
41°22'27" N, 79°48'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/599271/4580980 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kennerdell
Inventory number
BH 67174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • March 30, 2017: New Street View added by Luke
  • April 21, 2015: Added by Luke