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Appoquinimink River Swing Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Delaware Department Of Transportation

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo at deldot.gov

BH Photo #505843

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Appoquinimink River on Route 9
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pratt pony truss swing span with timber trestle approaches
Also called
Silver Run Road Bridge
Thomas Corner Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.46571, -75.61351   (decimal degrees)
39°27'57" N, 75°36'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/447224/4368639 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94193 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (16,949)
Delaware (163)
Lost (29,103)
Movable (3,136)
New Castle County, Delaware (112)
Pony truss (17,082)
Pratt pony truss (3,985)
Pratt truss (10,405)
Replaced by new bridge (19,785)
Swing (1,576)
Timber stringer (4,339)
Truss (35,970)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Corrected design
  • September 3, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Appoquinimink Creek Swing Bridge
Posted September 3, 2021, by Paul Plassman

Corrected.

Appoquinimink Creek Swing Bridge
Posted September 3, 2021, by Luke

It's also not a Whipple.

Appoquinimink Creek Swing Bridge
Posted September 3, 2021, by Paul Plassman

Sure doesn't look like it....corrected now.

Appoquinimink Creek Swing Bridge
Posted September 3, 2021, by Douglas Butler

Is this the location!!!