This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|1809 (chain bridge)|
|Brownsville, Pennsylvania, USA (Dunlap's Creek)|
|Main cables:||Chain (iron)|
- From Dunlap's Creek Bridge: "The first recorded bridge across Dunlap's Creek was a wooden structure constructed prior to 1774. It was repaired in 1801, but was destroyed during a spring storm in 1808. A chain-link suspension bridge was built on the site in 1809; it collapsed under the weight of snow and a heavily laden wagon in 1820. A third bridge, another wooden structure, built in 1821 also failed. The present bridge is thus the fourth bridge at the site."
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