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Relief Bridge

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Relief Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #496159

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Central Avenue
Location
Woodland Heights, Venango County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893; sold to Venango County 1900
Railroads
- Citizens Traction Co.
- Oil City Street Railway (OCSR)
- Streetcar
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 830.0 ft.
Also called
Smithman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43018, -79.71147   (decimal degrees)
41°25'49" N, 79°42'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/607661/4587313 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oil City
Inventory number
BH 67173 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added length
  • April 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 21, 2015: Added by Luke