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Petroleum Street Suspension Bridge

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Petroleum Street Suspension Bridge

1905 view

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #496160

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Suspension bridge over Allegheny River on Petroleum Street
Location
Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1876
Builder
- Charles G. Roebling
Design
Suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 500.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43024, -79.71276   (decimal degrees)
41°25'49" N, 79°42'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/607552/4587319 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oil City
Inventory number
BH 67176 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 21, 2015: Added by Luke

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