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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Gulf Road bridge
Bridge no.: 35; Miles from Philadelphia: 15.5; Class of bridge: Deck plate girder; Number of tracks: 4; Number of Spans: 1; Clear span face to face of coping: 24.1; Center to center of bearings (each span): 26.9; Out to out (each span): 28; Total length between back walls: 29.3; Skew (each span): 90°; Base of rail to ground surface or bed of stream (max. distance): 14.7; Base of rail to surface of water or road: 14.4
Philadelphia Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Main Line bridge photographs (Accession DA.PRR.2012.001)
Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Philadelphia Division
Digital AVD Storage
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Main Line bridge photographs (Accession DA.PRR.2012.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1 print : digital, TIFF
Railroad bridgesPlate girder bridgesBrick bridges
Date of erection or renewal: 1887
This is likely the bridge on what is currently known as Old Eagle School Road.
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Strafford (Pa.)Main Line (Pa.)