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New Street Bridge (1903)

Photos 

New Street Bridge (Old)

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BH Photo #473799

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Lehigh River on New Street
Location
Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902-1903; replaced 1972
Builder
- Penn Bridge Works of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania [also known as Penn Bridge Co.]
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61592, -75.37885   (decimal degrees)
40°36'57" N, 75°22'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467953/4496191 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • May 8, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Corrected build date from 1867 to 1903 based on LostBridges data for previous bridge; also added truss type & categories
  • May 7, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 14, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman
  • Luke