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Author Topic: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it  (Read 1128 times)

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Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« on: July 21, 2020, 09:58:07 PM »

The website does not name it, and it is not the south street bridge....
https://www.philadelphiastreets.com/survey-and-design-bureau/bridges/


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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2020, 10:53:47 PM »

Real ID didn't exist until 2005.
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2020, 11:12:20 PM »

Real ID didn't exist until 2005.

Ok, that is a good one.

Anyone got an ID for this bridge tho? it may be in philly
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2020, 12:38:09 AM »

There’s really not much to go on other than the tracks, which makes me think it may be an old footbridge around 30th st?
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2020, 07:29:31 AM »

There’s really not much to go on other than the tracks, which makes me think it may be an old footbridge around 30th st?

Yeah, That is the problem i am having because it looks like a neat bridge, It seems to be an Eyebar Cable stay bridge, you'd expect there to be something out there about it.
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2020, 12:41:21 AM »

Are you sure it's not the South Street viaduct between what's now Franklin Field (didn't get built until 1922) and the river?
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2020, 08:54:18 PM »

If not what DeaconG wrote (that was idea as well), it may well be 34th St next to the zoo.
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2020, 07:45:51 AM »

Did you try a reverse image search?
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2020, 01:08:36 AM »

Did you try a reverse image search?

It just went back to the page i found it on. Nothing else really shows up.
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2020, 02:26:28 AM »

Based on this site, it looks like the 40th St. bridge:

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/gsapp/BT/BSI/CABLE_ST/cable_st.html
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2020, 11:00:58 PM »

Based on this site, it looks like the 40th St. bridge:

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/gsapp/BT/BSI/CABLE_ST/cable_st.html


Makes sense, was trying to place where it could have been.

https://www.philadelphiastreets.com/survey-and-design-bureau/bridges for some reason it's under the south street bridge.
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Re: Bridge i found on a philly site, no real ID on it
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2020, 10:27:06 PM »

Plausible that it was N. 40th Street and the bridge was over the Pennsy's Main Line, in this case, behind the Philly Zoo, near Fairmount park.
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