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Lower Trenton Bridge (1875)

Photos 

1879 print - barrel shot

Photo uploaded by Art S.

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BH Photo #512567

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Delaware River on PRR
Location
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, and Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
rebuilt 1876, 1892, 1898
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Vertical endpost five span Pratt through truss with Keystone Columns and three truss lines
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.21038, -74.76884   (decimal degrees)
40°12'37" N, 74°46'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/519670/4451133 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Trenton West
Inventory number
BH 71686 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2021: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • December 31, 2018: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • January 13, 2018: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • May 14, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • April 3, 2016: Added by ArtS

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Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com