(1806-1869)Here in 1846, Roebling built the first wire rope suspension bridge to carry a highway over the Monongahela River. He also designed a bridge across the Allegheny River, a railroad bridge at Niagara Falls, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 9:50pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 584545 N 4476339|
|Decimal Degrees||40.43340000, -80.00321667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 26.004', W 80° 0.193'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 26' 0.24" N, 80° 0' 11.58" W|
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|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 122-140 Smithfield St Bridge, Pittsburgh PA 15219, US|
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