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1 suspension bridge was found for search criteria: HBP . The one bridge from the search results appears 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: HBP. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1857 Change (Chain, Lehigh Canal Swinging, Wire Towing Path at Pool No. 8)
Glendon, Pennsylvania, USA (Lehigh River)
Bridgemeister ID:56
O'Donnell ID:554
Coordinates:N 40.65382 W 75.24774
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:HAERPA461, HBP
Principals:Lehigh Coal and Navigation Co., E.A. Douglas
Use:Footbridge and Change
Status:Derelict (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Notes
  • Often mistakenly called a "chain" bridge, this is a "change" bridge. Dale Oswald explains (in the context of the Aldrich Change Bridge at Palmyra, NY), "A change bridge is one with low railings and an underpass that allowed draft teams to move from one side of the canal to the other without unhitching, cloverleaf-style."
Photo by David Denenberg



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