Additional Info: HistoricBridges.org recieved an email stating that Stephen Appleton Horne was involved with building this bridge.
This bridge is a good example of what was often called the "tower and girder" type of bridge which consisted of braced steel bents supporting a deck plate girder superstructure. The design was often used for very high crossings, and by that metric, this bridge is fairly short in terms of height above the river valley, but is otherwise a substantial structure.
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