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New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad Stone Bridge

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New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad Stone Bridge

Photo from Delmarva History on Facebook

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #482179

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Perch Creek on neighborhood road
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built for the New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad; abandoned in 1858
Builder
- John Randel, Jr- architect
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 1, 1976
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59386, -75.76521   (decimal degrees)
39°35'38" N, 75°45'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/434296/4382960 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 76002290 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 90704 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,667)
Arch (12,238)
Built 1831 (9)
Built during 1830s (200)
Deck arch (11,476)
Delaware (158)
John Randel, Jr- architect (1)
NR-listed (2,964)
New Castle County, Delaware (107)
Open (40,041)
Stone arch (3,098)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs