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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.
Penn St. bridge
Location: 1874' east of Bryn Mawr - Bridges 28 and 29; Type of bridge: overhead, iron pratt truss with arch brace, wood floor; Number of tracks: 4; Number of Spans: 1; Length of each span: 66; Total length between back walls: 72.4'; Skew (each span): 90°; Clear distance from base of rail to underside of bridge: 20.23-20.16
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 bridgesStone bridgesTruss bridges
Date of erection or renewal: 1870 March; Remarks: built and maintained by R.R. Co. Approaches maintained by P.R.R. Co.
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Bryn Mawr (Pa.)Main Line (Pa.)