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Bridge Street Bridge

Photo 

Bridge Street Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #511406

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Elk Creek on Bridge Street
Location
Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871
Builder
- American Iron Bridge Co. of Chester PA
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Big Elk Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60542, -75.83202   (decimal degrees)
39°36'20" N, 75°49'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/428571/4384294 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94963 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 4, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

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