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7th Street Bridge

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7th Street Bridge

7th Street bridge is the 2nd bridge, closer is the "new" PRR Bridge; view c1927

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #509312

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Beaver River and P&LE RR on 7th Avenue
Location
Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
It appears the old Pennsylvania RR bridge was converted to highway use in 1926
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad (PLE)
Design
Deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74053, -80.31918   (decimal degrees)
40°44'26" N, 80°19'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/557482/4510177 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94625 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 9, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type & category "9-panel truss"
  • October 7, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Ebay - Image - this bridge is the center of the three deck trusses