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ESPN - Venice Island Branch Bridge

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ESPN - Venice Island Branch over Schuylkill River

Photo taken by Bradley Maule

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View this photo at hiddencityphila.org

BH Photo #455808

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on ESPN Venice Island Branch
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- East Penn Railroad (ESPN)
- Philadelphia & Reading Railway (1896-1923) (P&R)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02193, -75.21957   (decimal degrees)
40°01'19" N, 75°13'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/481263/4430214 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • September 6, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke