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Stony Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bridge Deck Facing East

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #314083

Description 

Two span, stone arch bridge; part of one of the most important East-West highways in Norristown.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Stony Creek on Marshall Street
Location
Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1854 as a single arch; Flood damage 1865; Reconstructed with two arches 1865; Replaced 1982
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
West Marshall Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11854, -75.34599   (decimal degrees)
40°07'07" N, 75°20'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/470517/4440971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norristown
Inventory number
BH 65586 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER PA-54 - West Marshall Street Bridge, Marshall Street over Stony Creek, Norristown, Montgomery County, PA