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Sharpsburg Bridge

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Sharpsburg Bridge

looking west

Photo from Carnegie Museum of Art

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

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BH Photo #471383

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Butler Street and streetcar
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902
Builder
- Herbert Laub (Engineer)
Design
Cantilever through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 850.0 ft.
Total length: 1,857.0 ft.
Also called
Highland Park Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49106, -79.92096   (decimal degrees)
40°29'28" N, 79°55'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/591444/4482821 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs