It consists of two quadrangular trusses, with inclined end posts. The trusses are 18 feet apart; the transverse floor beams are five 15-inch I-beams suspended from the panel points of the trusses; upon these are laid seven 9-inch channel beams extending twelve inches over the back walls of the abutments.
The old wooden superstructure was removed, the parapet walls rebuilt and the old abutments raised and repaired to the extent rendered necessary by the new work.
Contractors, the "King Iron Bridge Manufacturing Company," of Cleveland, Ohio.
Contract price, $3,188.
Work commenced September 1, 1885, finished September 28, 1885."
From "Annual Report of ... Mayor of Philadelphia: Containing the Reports of the Various Departments ...", 1886.