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Carey Avenue Bridge (1895)

Photo 

Carey Avenue - Susquehanna River Bridge

Photo from Edward Miller Collection

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

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BH Photo #465965

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Carey Avenue
Location
Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1948
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Interurban
- Plymouth Street Railway
- Wilkes-Barre & Wyoming Valley Traction Co.
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24235, -75.93275   (decimal degrees)
41°14'32" N, 75°55'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/421841/4566079 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added build date and railroad info; Corrected lost date
  • February 15, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 13, 2019: Added by Geoff Hubbs

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Comments 

Carey Avenue Bridge (1895)
Posted February 15, 2020, by Luke

Yes, since it's of the 1948 bridge.

Carey Avenue Bridge (1895)
Posted February 15, 2020, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

Luke - should I now remove the first photo from this page?