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Erie - Susquehanna Bridge

Photos 

1880ish barrel shot (image 712)

Original image by L.E. Walker. Digitally cleaned and straightened left image of a stereoview. Source in link

Photo digitally altered by Art S. in October 2021

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BH Photo #510134

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Erie Railroad
Location
Susquehanna, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built in the early 1870s (probably 1871) replaced as trains got heavier.
Builder
- Watson Manufacturing Co. of Paterson, New Jersey
Railroad
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
4 span Post through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 650.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94329, -75.62113   (decimal degrees)
41°56'36" N, 75°37'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/448513/4643666 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2021: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "Skewed"
  • October 19, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • October 19, 2021: New photos from Art Suckewer

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Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Luke