This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|Easton, Pennsylvania, USA (Lehigh River)|
|Principals:||Henry G. Tyrell, John McNeal|
|Main cables:||Wire (steel)|
|Main spans:||2 x 279f|
- According to Tyrell, "[It] joins Dock Street on the lower side of the river with Glendon Avenue on the upper side, 90 feet above it. To overcome this difference in elevation of the two ends without incurring excessive expense for approach, the bridge floor was made to descend on a grade of 7.2 per cent from the upper bank to meet stairs rising from Dock Street..."
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