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California Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Courtesy of the Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection,

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BH Photo #524658

Facts 

Overview
Lost Linville-Piper Variant Whipple deck truss bridge over Woods Run on California Avenue
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1889 using 1862 spans ; Deck Raised 1896; Razed 1926
Builders
- Jacob H. Linville of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Piper & Shiffler Bridge Co.
Design
Linville-Piper Variant Whipple deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47250, -80.03724   (decimal degrees)
40°28'21" N, 80°02'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/581612/4480647 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • October 15, 2018: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke