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Elizabeth Bridge (Old)

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Elizabeth Bridge (Old)

looking east in 1909

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #474899

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Description 

New bridge was under construction in 1949, old bridge removed sometime between 1952-56.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Monongahela River on PA 51
Location
Elizabeth, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27373, -79.88942   (decimal degrees)
40°16'25" N, 79°53'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/594419/4458730 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89779 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • June 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

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

Comments 

Elizabeth Bridge (Old)
Posted July 1, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The Bowstring-like slope of these trusses reminds me of the old Bordeaux Bridge in Nashville. Only one span of that beauty remains over the Collins River.

http://bridgehunter.com/tn/warren/collins-river/