This state line bridge consists of an attractive trio of rare Pennsylvania through truss spans, with relatively short span lengths for this truss configuration. Pennsylvania truss spans tended to be used more often for longer span lengths than the 165 foot spans on this bridge. The heavy design of this bridge may be due to the bridge's original use as a combination highway/railroad bridge. The bridge originally also carried rails of the Springfield Terminal Railway Company. Rail usage ended in 1985.
The bridge sits on a piers and abutments that look extremely old. The pier looks like it has two generations of stone plus concrete which likely dates to the construction of this 1930 bridge. This suggests one or more previous bridges at this location.
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