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Labelle Preparation Plant Conveyor Suspension Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2004

BH Photo #405623

Map 

Description 

Huge industrial coal conveyor suspension bridge of ~750 mainspan. Built around 1950 (very late 40s / early 50s).

Facts 

Overview
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Monongahela River on formerly a coal conveyor
Location
Vestaburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, and Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Status
Demolished
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01289, -79.98868   (decimal degrees)
40°00'46" N, 79°59'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/586310/4429678 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
California
Inventory number
BH 63660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • October 17, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Todd Wilson
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net