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Columbia Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #405514

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Railroad
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1832
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Reading Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.98565, -75.20390   (decimal degrees)
39°59'08" N, 75°12'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482591/4426184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory number
BH 78646 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2020: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • October 7, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com

Comments 

Columbia Bridge (Old)
Posted September 15, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

First photo is of second bridge on original piers.