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Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad, Darby River Bridge, Spanning Darby Creek, South of Essington Avenue (S, Eddystone, Delaware County, PA



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Item Title


Location
South of Essington Avenue (S, Eddystone, PA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER PA-526
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N606).
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Significance: Because Pennsylvania has few low-lying areas, the bridge is one of a limited number of movable railroad structures in the state, and even more rare as an overhead-counterweight bascule bridge.

Subjects
War (World War I)
Railroad Bridges
Bascule Bridges


Related Names
Strauss Bascule Bridge Company
Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation
Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail)
Norfolk Southern Railroad
Spivey, Justin M., Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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