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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.
Lancaster Avenue bridge
Location: 1225' west of Berwyn - Bridges 37 and 38; Type of bridge: overhead bridge, iron pratt truss half through, wood floor; Number of tracks: 4; Number of Spans: 1; Length of each span: 61.6; Total length between back walls: 68.1'; Skew (each span): 90°; Clear distance from base of rail to underside of bridge: 21.99-21.21
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 bridgesTruss bridgesBrick bridges
Date of erection or renewal: circa 1880, rebuilt September 1898, rebuilt 1958; Remarks: built and maintained by R.R. Co. Approaches maintained by Lancaster Avenue Improvement Co.
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Berwyn (Pa.)Main Line (Pa.)