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3 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: SSB . All 3 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: SSB. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1890 Grand Avenue (Jefferson Avenue)
St. Louis, Missouri, USA (Mill Creek Valley)
Bridgemeister ID:96
References:AAJ, HBE, IEA, ONF, PTS2, SSB
Principals:Carl Gayler
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:Demolished, 1960
Main cables:Eyebar
Suspended spans:3
Main span:400f
Side spans:2 x 150f
Deck width:60f
  • Braced chain (stiffened-eyebar) design often espoused by Gustav Lindenthal. ONF (an article by Lindenthal) refers to this as the Jefferson Ave. bridge while Fowler's book (IEA) calls it "Grand Avenue". AAJ describes it as "a three-hinged inverted arch with two stiffened chains, one on each side."
1891 Lower
English Center Borough, Pennsylvania, USA (Little Pine Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:99
Structurae ID:0004762
O'Donnell ID:67
Coordinates:N 41.4349 W 77.28887
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:HAERPA461, HHP, SSB
Principals:Dean & Westbrook
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:300f
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1947 Lumberville-Raven Rock (Bulls Island)
Lumberville, Pennsylvania and Bulls Island State Park, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:204
Structurae ID:0004765
O'Donnell ID:39
Coordinates:N 40.407017 W 75.038183
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BDR, BONJ, SSB
Principals:John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:5
Main spans:5
  • SSB has an old picture of the bridge from a "Roebling publication". The original caption inside the picture says: "Practical application of Roebling Bridge research is the Lumberville footbridge which spans the Delaware River about twenty miles above Trenton. Pictured below, it utilizes four slabs of Roebling prestressed concrete and the Roebling-developed cable stiffening principle for the first time in the Western Hemisphere." and the authors of SSB go on to describe it asa "two-hinged braced cable suspension footbridge."
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg

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