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37 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: GBD . All 37 bridges from the search results appear below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: GBD. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1810 Chain (Essex-Merrimack)
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA (Merrimack River - Deer Island)
Bridgemeister ID:14
Structurae ID:0001418
Coordinates:N 42.833167 W 70.90645
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, CAB, GBD, HBE, POPE, PTS2, RDH
Principals:John Templeman
Use:Vehicular (two-lane light)
Status:Replaced
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:243f
Deck width:30f (2 roadways of 15f)
Notes
  • John Templeman built several bridges (like this one) using James Finley's design.
  • Repaired in 1827 after 5 of 10 chains snapped under weight of a team of oxen.
  • The complete description from Thomas Pope's 1811 Treatise (POPE):
    "The chain Bridge lately thrown over the Merrimack, three miles above Newburyport, in the state of Massachusetts, is now in constant use. This Bridge consists of a single arc, two hundred and forty-four feet span. The abutments are of stone, forty-seven feet long, and thirty-seven high; the uprights, or framed work, which stand on the abutments, are thirty-five feet high, over which are suspended ten distinct chains, the ends of which on both sides of the river are buried deep in pits and secured by large stones: each chain is five hundred and sixteen feet long; and, where they pass over the uprights, they are treble, and made in short links, which is said to be more secure than saddles made of plates of iron. The four middle joists rest on the chains; all the rest are suspended to the main chains to equalize the floor. This Bridge has two passage-ways of fifteen feet in width each, and the floor is so solid as to admit of horses, carriages, etc. to travel at any speed, with very little perceptible motion of the floors. The railing is stout and strong, which adds much firmness to the floor. There are three chains in each range on each side, and four in the middle range: they are calculated to support nearly five hundred tons. From the surface of the water to the middle of the floor is forty feet; and from the top of the abutments to the top of the uprights is thirty-five feet high, making seventy-two feet. The magnitude and power of the abutments, the width and length of the floors, the elevation of the work, the evident powers of the chains, etc. all conspire to make it a wonderful work. Every expense attending it did not amount to twenty-five thousand dollars. The abutment being of stone, the uprights covered, and the chains painted to prevent rust, leaves nothing but the flooring to decay. This Bridge was constructed by John Templeman, Esq. of the district of Columbia, whose talents for the productions of such work, and the various improvements suggested and used by him, have been highly beneficial, and do him great credit."
  • Gregory W. Buff sent a transcription of an article describing the 1827 failure. The article was in the Saturday, February 24, 1827 issue (Volume IV, Number 31) of the Canadian Spectator (Montreal, Quebec) newspaper:
    "Newburyport, Feb 9. Disastrious [sic] Accident. - On Tuesday morning last, the Essex Merrimack Bridge gave way in the centre, from the parting of the chains that support it. On the Bridge, at the moment, was a loaded team, drawn by six oxen and two horses, driven by two men, Messrs. Garlton [sic] and Jackman, all of whom were precipitated, forty feet, into the river beneath. The teamsters preserved themselves by means of swimming, and the support of fragments of the bridge; the team were all of them except one of the horses, swept beneath the ice a few rods below, and drowned. Five of the ten chains which supported the Bridge, were snapped in different places, and now remain upholding the broken and shattered timber altogether as sad a wreck as we ever witnessed. At the moment of the crash, the light evolved from the friction of the chains resembled the the vivid streaming of a meteor. Various excuses are assigned for the accident, and none, with more probability, than the united effect of the incumbent pressure of the immense body of snow lying upon the bridge, and the frost which had contracted the particles of iron. These produced a tenseness in the chains, which was incapable of resisting the additional pressure of the loaded team, and the whole gave way. The estimated expense of repairing the breach is about 4000 dollars; and the Directors, as we understand, plan to set about it immediately. It will be built up as before. To those who have been losers by this accident the corporation intend to make generous inumeration. The traveling will be uninterrupted, as the solidity of the ice above the bridge forms a safe passage way - and for the conveyance of carriages and heavy baggage the proprietors have promptly provided suitable boats. If any aversion to chain bridges has been produced by this accident, we should be sorry, for ourselves we feel yet unshaken faith in their superior security. The misfortune in this case was no doubt owing to the causes above stated, and not to any defect in the construction of the bridge. Probably hundreds of individuals, including each sex and all ages, have visited the ruins of the bridge. They present a sad and melancholy appearance - crushed and broken timbers suspended by the massy chains, which hang lazily from the pyramidical abutments, while the beholder instinctly shrinks back in terror at the reflection of the situation of the two human beings who were precipitated into the abyss beneath. The preservation of these two men is almost miraculous. Although hurled down 40 feet amid crashing and falling timber, entangled with their cattle, they fell without receiving the least injury, and attained the shore, after being for nearly half an hour, immerse in water chilled to the freezing point. Mr. Jackman is far advanced in years - and suffered somewhat from the exposure to the cold. Mr. Carlton [sic], escaped unhurt. The Chain Bridge has been built for about fifteen years, the span is 220 feet. We believe this was the second or third Chain Bridge built in the United States; and this is probably the first that has met with a similar accident. We understand the proprieters of the Rooks Bridge intend to rebuild theirs as a Chain Bridge."
  • Replaced by 1909 Chain - Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA. The 1909 structure was almost entirely new (except for portions of the piers and abutments).
Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg Glass slide, collection of David Denenberg
1848 Delaware Aqueduct (Roebling Aqueduct)
Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania and Minisink Ford, New York, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:30
Structurae ID:0000260
O'Donnell ID:21
Coordinates:N 41.48262 W 74.98461
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BDR, BOB, BPL, GBD, LAB, LACE, RDH, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Aqueduct and Vehicular (one-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:4
Main spans:3 x 131f, 142f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Andy Warren Photo courtesy National Park Service Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1849 Wheeling (Wheeling and Belmont)
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:32
Structurae ID:0000478
O'Donnell ID:382
Coordinates:N 40.07167 W 80.72667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BC3, BOB, BPL, CEJ, COB, GBD, HBE, LAB, LACE, ONF, PTS2, RWS, WCC, WHSB
Principals:Charles Ellet
Use:Vehicular (two-lane light)
Status:In use (last checked, 2011)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,010f
Notes
  • Rebuilt, 1854 after it was wrecked by a windstorm. Contrary to popular myth, the rebuilding was undertaken by Ellet and his assistant William K. McComas, not by John A. Roebling.
  • Overhauled, 1860. Again, popular myth often attributes this work to the Roeblings. WHSB attributes this work to William K. McComas. After this overhaul, the bridge still does not have the distinctive diagonal cable stays that give it the appearance of a Roebling bridge.
  • Overhauled, 1872, according to a design by Washington Roebling. John A. Roebling had died in 1869 and was not involved with this work. WHSB notes, "The design essentially Roeblingized the bridge with the diagonal cable stays that are such a prominent feature of the bridge."
  • Was still part of Virginia at time of completion.
  • Became longest suspension bridge by eclipsing 1834 Zaehringen - Fribourg, Switzerland.
  • Eclipsed by new longest suspension bridge 1851 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by Stuart Brorson Photo by Scott Bumgardner Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg Collection of Doug Lehman
1853 Dresden
Dresden, Ohio, USA (Muskingum River)
Bridgemeister ID:43
Structurae ID:0000947
References:EOV, GBD, OCEN198202
Principals:George Copland
Use:Vehicular
Status:Destroyed, 1913
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1859 General Dean (Carlyle)
Carlyle, Illinois, USA (Kaskaskia River)
Bridgemeister ID:58
Structurae ID:0001383
O'Donnell ID:365
Coordinates:N 38.61083 W 89.35671
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPL, GBD
Principals:D. Griffith Smith
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Main span:264f
Notes
  • Rebuilt 1920s, 1970s. Restored, 1950's, for use as a footbridge.
  • Bypassed, 1924.
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photograph, collection of David Denenberg
1868 Wire
New Portland, Maine, USA (Carrabasset River)
Bridgemeister ID:69
Structurae ID:0001115
O'Donnell ID:768
Coordinates:N 44.890783 W 70.0925
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BC3, BPL, GBD, LAB, RDH
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:198.4f
Notes
  • BPL says c. 1866. Historic landmark plaque at bridge also says 1866.
  • Extensive repairs, 1960.
Photo by David Denenberg
1869 Waco
Waco, Texas, USA (Brazos River)
Bridgemeister ID:72
Structurae ID:0001398
O'Donnell ID:928
References:AAJ, BC3, BPL, BRAZ, GBD, HAERTX98, HBE, PTS2, WSB
Principals:Thomas M. Griffith
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:475f
Deck width:18f
Notes
  • Rebuilt 1915.
Photo by Carla Pendergraft
1883 Brooklyn (Great East River)
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:89
Structurae ID:0000011
O'Donnell ID:834
Coordinates:N 40.706 W 73.99667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BBTS, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, BOB, BOU, BPL, COB, CTW, GB, GBD, HBE, LAB, LACE, NG198305, ONF, PTS2, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling, Washington A. Roebling
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway, light rail, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,595.5f
Side spans:2 x 930f
Deck width:85f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Josh Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell
1903 Williamsburg
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:111
Structurae ID:0000514
O'Donnell ID:836
Coordinates:N 40.71355 W 73.97226
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BAR, BBR, BPL, GBD, HBE, PTS2, SJR
Principals:L.L. Buck
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway, light rail, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,600f

Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell
1905 Byram
Byram, Mississippi, USA (Pearl River)
Bridgemeister ID:115
Structurae ID:0000954
O'Donnell ID:398
Coordinates:N 32.176683 W 90.243467
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic, early 1987 (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:200f
Side spans:2 x 80f
Notes
  • Closed to vehicular traffic, 1987. Vandalized, 2006. In December of 2006 after several reports of vandalism, George Britt writes: "I walked the bridge December 24, 2006. It is in rough shape but you can still walk on it if you are careful. Vandals have started fires on the bridge span damaging the planks. Some planks are missing. There is also considerable graffiti about."
  • Scheduled for restoration (repair of deck boards and grafitti), Fall, 2008.
Photo by Melonie Tebo Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1909 Manhattan
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:123
Structurae ID:0000529
O'Donnell ID:835
Coordinates:N 40.70667 W 73.99167
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BC3, BPL, GBD, HBE, LAB, PTS2, SA19050909, SJR
Principals:O.F. Nichols, Leon Moisseiff
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,470f
Side spans:2 x 725f
Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell
1911 Cameron
Cameron, Arizona, USA (Little Colorado River)
Bridgemeister ID:125
Structurae ID:0001390
O'Donnell ID:543
Coordinates:N 35.875733 W 111.412567
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD
Principals:Midland Bridge Co., W.H. Code, John Charles
Use:Vehicular and Pipeline
Status:Closed (last checked, 2012)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:660f
Notes
  • The bridge currently carries a pipeline, but the road deck is closed to all traffic.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Photo by David McDonald Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
1912 Winkley (Swinging)
Heber Springs, Arkansas, USA (Little Red River)
Bridgemeister ID:127
Structurae ID:0001341
References:GBD
Principals:Henry Churchill
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Collapsed, 1989
Main cables:Wire
Main span:550f
Notes
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1914 Dresden
Dresden, Ohio, USA (Muskingum River)
Bridgemeister ID:132
Structurae ID:0000946
O'Donnell ID:381
Coordinates:N 40.12079 W 82.00000
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD, OCEN198202, PTS2
Principals:Bellefontaine Bridge and Steel Co.
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Closed (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:443f
Side span:1

Notes
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg. Photo by Donny Oliver Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1920 Old Hill Place
Fayette vicinity, Mississippi, USA (Coles Creek South Fork)
Bridgemeister ID:137
Structurae ID:0003570
O'Donnell ID:397
Coordinates:N 31.669433 W 91.180917
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Derelict (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Joseph Frank
1924 Otowi
Otowi, New Mexico, USA (Rio Grande)
Bridgemeister ID:143
Structurae ID:0000958
O'Donnell ID:955
References:GBD
Principals:James A. French
Use:Vehicular
Status:Extant (last checked, 2012)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:174f
Deck width:10f
Notes
  • Bypassed, 1948.
Photo by Eric Sakowski Photo by David Denenberg
1926 Benjamin Franklin (Philadelphia-Camden)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:145
Structurae ID:0000531
O'Donnell ID:403 (more: 403)
Coordinates:N 39.95333 W 75.135
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BFL, BONJ, BPL, DRB, GBD, PTL, PTS2, USS
Principals:Modjeski, Webster, Ball, Moiseff
Use:Vehicular and Rail (major highway, subway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,750f
Side spans:2 x 719.5f
Deck width:125.5f

Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
1928 Point Pleasant (Silver)
Point Pleasant, West Virginia and Kanauga, Gallipolis vicinity, Ohio, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:156
Structurae ID:0001423
References:AAJ, BDO, ENR19290620a, ENR19290620b, GBD, LAB, PTS2, SSS
Principals:J.E. Greiner Co.
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:Collapsed, 1967
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:700f
Side spans:2 x 380f
Deck width:27f
Notes
1928 Saint Marys (Hi Carpenter, Short Route)
Saint Marys, West Virginia and Newport, Ohio, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:159
References:BPL, GBD, PTS2
Principals:J.E. Greiner Co.
Use:Vehicular
Status:Demolished, 1971
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:700f
Notes
Photo by Ralph Trepal
1929 Ambassador
Detroit, Michigan, USA and Windsor, Ontario, Canada (Detroit River)
Bridgemeister ID:160
Structurae ID:0000532
Coordinates:N 42.31210 W 83.07402
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AMB, GBD, PTS2
Principals:Jonathan Jones, McClintic-Marshall
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,850f
Deck width:55f

Notes
Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz
1929 Mount Hope
Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA (Mount Hope Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:163
Structurae ID:0000565
O'Donnell ID:769
Coordinates:N 41.64 W 71.25833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, ENR19290411a, ENR19290411b, ENR19290411c, GBD, PTS2
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,200f
Side spans:2 x 504f
Deck width:34f
Photo by Steven Smith Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz
1929 Royal Gorge
Canon City, Colorado, USA (Arkansas River)
Bridgemeister ID:164
Structurae ID:0001403
O'Donnell ID:516
Coordinates:N 38.46129 W 105.32541
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BMA, GBD
Principals:George F. Cole, O.K. Peck
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:880f
Side spans:2
Deck width:18f
Notes
  • This bridge was built solely as a tourist attraction.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 George Washington (GWB)
New York, New York and Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA (Hudson River)
Bridgemeister ID:169
Structurae ID:0000032
O'Donnell ID:589
Coordinates:N 40.85333 W 73.955
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AOB, ARF, BBR, BC3, BFL, BMA, BONJ, BOU, BPL, BRU, COB, CTW, ENR19270811a, ENR19270811b, ENR19290411c, GBD, LAB, LACE, PTS2, SIX, SJR
Principals:O.H. Ammann, Leon Moisseiff, Dana, Gilbert
Use:Vehicular (double-deck, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,500f
Side spans:2 x 650f
Deck width:120f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by John Hall Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 St. Johns
Portland, Oregon, USA (Willamette River)
Bridgemeister ID:174
Structurae ID:0000510
O'Donnell ID:442
Coordinates:N 45.585 W 122.76333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, BC3, BCO, BFL, BPL, GBD, LAB, SJR
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,207f
Side spans:2 x 430.25f
Deck width:52f
Notes
  • Substantially rehabilitated, 2003-2005.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Jason Hamm
1931 Waldo-Hancock
Verona and Bucksport vicinity, Maine, USA (Penobscot River)
Bridgemeister ID:175
Structurae ID:0001116
O'Donnell ID:847 (more: 847)
Coordinates:N 44.56 W 68.80333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, GBD, SSS, USS
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:Bypassed, 2006 (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:800f
Side spans:2 x 350f
Deck width:27f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by R.T. Dowling Photo by Mike Seligman
1936 San Francisco-Oakland Bay
Oakland and San Francisco, California, USA (San Francisco Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:184
Structurae ID:0000262
O'Donnell ID:409
Coordinates:N 37.78667 W 122.39
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AZB, BAAW, BC3, BPL, GBD, LAB, OBB1, SFOM, USS
Principals:C.H. Purcell, Glenn B. Woodruff
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:6
Main spans:2,210f, 2,224.4f
Deck width:66f (58f roadway)
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Andrew Holbrook Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1936 Triborough
New York and Queens, New York, USA (East River - Randalls-Wards Island)
Bridgemeister ID:186
Structurae ID:0000533
O'Donnell ID:837
Coordinates:N 40.781283 W 73.9273
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, GBD, SIX
Principals:O.H. Ammann, Allston Dana
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,380f
Side spans:2 x 704.75f
Deck width:96f
Photo by David Denenberg
1937 Golden Gate
San Francisco and Marin County, California, USA (San Francisco Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:188
Structurae ID:0000029
O'Donnell ID:408
Coordinates:N 37.82 W 122.47667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AZB, BAAW, BBR, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, BOU, BPL, BRU, COB, CTW, GAT, GBD, GGB, LAB, SPG
Principals:Joseph B. Strauss, Leon Moisseiff, Charles A. Ellis, Irving F. Morrow
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:4,200f
Side spans:2 x 1,125.41f
Deck width:80f

Notes
Photo courtesy Ronald and Elizabeth Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Dean DeSantis Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1939 Bronx-Whitestone
The Bronx and Queens, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:191
Structurae ID:0000010
O'Donnell ID:839
Coordinates:N 40.80167 W 73.83
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ARF, BAAW, BBR, BFL, BPL, GBD, SIX
Principals:O. H. Ammann, Allston Dana
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,300f
Side spans:2 x 735f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1940 Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie)
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington, USA (Puget Sound)
Bridgemeister ID:198
Structurae ID:0000074
Coordinates:N 47.26167 W 122.54
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAR, BBR, BFL, BMA, BPL, COB, CTT, GBD, IT1999F, SPW
Principals:Leon Moisseiff
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:Collapsed, 1940
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,800f
Side spans:2 x 1,100f
Deck width:39f
Notes
Photo, collection of David Denenberg Postcard, courtesy of Kevin Walsh
1951 Delaware Memorial I
New Castle, Delaware and Pennsville, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:207
Structurae ID:0000511
O'Donnell ID:359 (more: 359)
Coordinates:N 39.68874 W 75.51860
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BONJ, BPL, CTD, GBD
Principals:Homer R. Seely, Enoch R. Needles, Othmar Ammann, et. al.
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,150f
Side spans:2 x 750f
Deck width:70f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1952 William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial I (Chesapeake Bay)
Sandy Point, Maryland, USA (Chesapeake Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:208
Structurae ID:0000562
O'Donnell ID:797
Coordinates:N 38.99 W 76.36667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD
Principals:J. E. Greiner
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,600f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1957 Mackinac (Mighty Mac)
St. Ignace and Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA (Straits of Mackinac)
Bridgemeister ID:210
Structurae ID:0000141
O'Donnell ID:607
Coordinates:N 45.820533 W 84.727667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:ADDS, BBR, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, COB, GBD, LAB, MACB, MM, WOT
Principals:David B. Steinman
Use:Vehicular (four-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,800f
Side spans:2 x 1,800f
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Daniel Kostrubiec Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1963 Crooked River
Opal Springs vicinity, Oregon, USA (Crooked River at Lake Billy Chinook)
Bridgemeister ID:216
O'Donnell ID:439
Coordinates:N 44.53 W 121.265
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD, WOT
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:464f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1964 Verrazano Narrows
Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York, USA (Verrazano Narrows)
Bridgemeister ID:219
Structurae ID:0000085
O'Donnell ID:833 (more: 833)
Coordinates:N 40.60667 W 74.045
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BBR, BC3, BFL, BOU, COB, CTW, GBD, LAB, SIX, VNB
Principals:Othmar H. Ammann, Whitney
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:4,260f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1968 Delaware Memorial II
New Castle, Delaware and Pennsville, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:224
Structurae ID:0000557
O'Donnell ID:360 (more: 360)
Coordinates:N 39.68874 W 75.51860
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BONJ, CTD, GBD
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,150f
Side spans:2 x 750f
Deck width:70f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1973 William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial II (Chesapeake Bay)
Sandy Point, Maryland, USA (Chesapeake Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:230
Structurae ID:0000561
O'Donnell ID:798
Coordinates:N 38.99 W 76.36667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,600f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg



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