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LV - Towanda Bridge (1877)

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Location
Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1877, Replaced 1906
Railroad
- Lehigh Valley Railroad (LV)
Design
(8)8-panel, 165' pin-connected Pratt through truss spans
2 plate girder spans of 90' and 72' on west end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77979, -76.43884   (decimal degrees)
41°46'47" N, 76°26'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/380427/4626327 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Towanda
Inventory number
BH 73599 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added postcards and span lengths
  • April 1, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 15, 2017: New photo from Dave King

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