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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Brandywine Creek. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1809 (chain bridge)
Wilmington, Delaware, USA (Brandywine Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:6
References:AAJ, BCW, CAB, DSE20000203, HBE
Status:Removed
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:145f
Deck width:30f
1909 Swinging
Wilmington, Delaware, USA (Brandywine Creek - Brandywine Park)
Bridgemeister ID:270
Structurae ID:0011116
O'Donnell ID:361
Coordinates:N 39.76043 W 75.5564
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:FOWP1999S
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Replaced a nearby 1879 suspension footbridge.
Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Eleutherian Mills, Wilmington vicinity, Delaware, USA (Brandywine Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:2539
Use:Footbridge
Notes
  • In existence in early 1900s, likely at or near Hagley Yard area of du Pont Eleutherian Mills property.

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