John A. Roebling

John A. Roebling (HMSBI)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 26.004', W 80° 0.193'

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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.
Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 9:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 584545 N 4476339
Decimal Degrees40.43340000, -80.00321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.004', W 80° 0.193'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 0.24" N, 80° 0' 11.58" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122-140 Smithfield St Bridge, Pittsburgh PA 15219, US
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