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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1887 Swinging
Reading, Pennsylvania, USA (Philadelphia and Reading Railroad tracks)
Bridgemeister ID:92
Structurae ID:0011000
Coordinates:N 40.3405 W 75.923638
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:William Hildenbrand, John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Use:Footbridge
Status:Dismantled, 1983
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Dismantled 1983. One tower used in extant (2007) Workers Memorial Tower at Reading, PA.
  • The coordinates at right are for the original location of the bridge. The location of the Memorial is: Lat: 40.3245, Long: -075.9263
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg

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