Henszey's Wrought Iron Arch Bridge

Henszey's Wrought Iron Arch Bridge (HMNGA)

Location: Summerdale, PA 17025 Cumberland County
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N 40° 18.323', W 76° 56.001'

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Early example of a wrought iron bowstring arch truss bridge. Patented in 1869 by Joseph G. Henszey and built that year by the Continental Bridge Co. of Philadelphia, this bridge was part of a proliferation of bridges following the Civil War. In Lehigh County it crossed Trout Creek in Slatington and then was moved in 1900 to span the Ontelaunee Creek at Wanamaker. In 2002, the bridge was moved to Summerdale to carry pedestrian traffic.
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 335702 N 4463446
Decimal Degrees40.30538333, -76.93335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 18.323', W 76° 56.001'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 18' 19.38" N, 76° 56' 0.06" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 Valley Rd, Summerdale PA 17025, US
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