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PA 59 Allegheny River Bridge

Photo 

PA 59 Allegheny River Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #498214

Description 

Appears to have been 4 Parker through truss spans plus at least 2 Pratt trusses.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 59
Location
Kinzua, McKean County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced with Kinzua Dam Project
Design
(4)7-panel, riveted Parker through trusses
(?)Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85574, -78.95508   (decimal degrees)
41°51'21" N, 78°57'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/669741/4635781 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • May 10, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com