This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|1860 Allegheny River (Sixth Street)|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Allegheny River)|
|Principals:||John A. Roebling|
|Use:||Vehicular (with walkway)|
|Main cables:||Wire (iron)|
|Main spans:||2 x 344f|
|Side spans:||2 x 171f|
- BPL cites this bridge as the first suspension bridge with metal towers. However, at least two earlier suspension bridges (1857 Watertown, New York and 1856 Bidwell Bar, California) are known to have metal towers and even Roebling's 1846 Smithfield Street Bridge in Pittsburgh had cast iron towers.
- Next to 1884 North Side (Seventh Street) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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