Birmingham Bridge (Birmingham, Pennsylvania)

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Birmingham Bridge
Birmingham Bridge, Juniata River.jpg
Birmingham Bridge, March 1988
Birmingham Bridge (Birmingham, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Birmingham Bridge (Birmingham, Pennsylvania)
Birmingham Bridge (Birmingham, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Birmingham Bridge (Birmingham, Pennsylvania)
Location Over the Juniata River, north of Birmingham off Pennsylvania Route 350, Tyrone Township, Pennsylvania and Warriors Mark Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°38′56″N 78°11′57″W / 40.64889°N 78.19917°W / 40.64889; -78.19917Coordinates: 40°38′56″N 78°11′57″W / 40.64889°N 78.19917°W / 40.64889; -78.19917
Area less than one acre
Built 1898
Architectural style Other, Pratt through truss bridge
MPS Industrial Resources of Huntingdon County, 1780--1939 MPS
NRHP Reference # 90000400[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1990

Birmingham Bridge, also known as Huntingdon County Bridge No. 15 and Blair County Bridge No. 48, is a historic Pratt truss bridge spanning the Little Juniata River and located at Tyrone Township, Blair County and Warriors Mark Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. It was built by the Pennsylvania Bridge Co. in 1898. It measures 137 ft (42 m) in length and has a 14.7-foot-wide (4.5 m) bridge deck. It is the only means of access to two dwellings on the Blair County side of the river.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Deborah L. Suciu (September 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Birmingham Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-05. 

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