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Emlenton Bridge

Photos 

View Of West Elevation, Looking East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #217255

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 38 (Emlenton Street)
Location
Emlenton, Venango County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1883 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; replaced 1987
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Two-span Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 227.5 ft.
Total length: 455.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.17583, -79.70806   (decimal degrees)
41°10'33" N, 79°42'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/608366/4559080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Emlenton
Inventory number
BH 49821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • October 15, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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Sources 

  • HAER PA-101 - Emlenton Bridge, Spanning Allegheny River, Travel Route 38 (Legislative Route 75), Emlenton, Venango County, PA
  • Wikipedia