This is an excellent example of a riveted through truss bridge. Through truss bridges in this area are far rarer than pony truss bridges. This particular bridge and the little section of road it carries is essentially made obsolete and bypassed by the County Highway 3 road a short distance to the west. The old road is open, but the truss bridge is closed. Before it was closed however, trucks must have used this road because the portal and sway bracing has notable impact damage. The impact damage also transferred to a vertical member which is slightly bent. Aside from the damage, the bridge retains good historic integrity.
Some of the steel on the bridge has the name BSCO Lackawanna. BSCO stands for Bethlehem Steel Company. This indicates that when this bridge was built, Bethlehem had acquired the Lackawanna Steel Company. Therefore, this bridge must date to after 1922, the date when that acquisition took place.
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