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Rt 87 - Susquehanna River Bridge (1899)

Photos 

Circa 1909

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BH Photo #428669

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Rt 87
Location
Mehoopany, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899 by Owego Bridge Co. as a toll bridge; tolls removed 1909 after bridge was purchased by county; replaced 1969
Builder
- Owego Bridge Co. of Owego, New York
Design
(5)12-panel, pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57615, -76.05833   (decimal degrees)
41°34'34" N, 76°03'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/411771/4603259 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Changed date in name to (1899) rather than (Pre-1908) per updated information
  • May 29, 2022: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 29, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added build & lost dates & categories "12-panel truss", "Susquehanna River", "Pin-connected"
  • July 4, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 9, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • January 9, 2021: Updated by Patrick Gurwell: Added bridge company
  • December 29, 2019: New photos from Art Suckewer
  • May 25, 2018: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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