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Bucks County Bridge No. 313, Spanning Delaware Canal at Letchworth Avenue, Yardley, Bucks County, PA

Bucks County Bridge No. 313, Spanning Delaware Canal at Letchworth Avenue, Yardley, Bucks County, PA

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Summary

Significance: Bucks County Bridge 313 is a single span Pratt pony truss crossing over the Delaware Canal. The bridge is temporally associated with the Delaware Canal, a resource currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The canal has also been designated a National Historic Landmark. The Delaware Canal played an important role in the economic development of eastern Pennsylvania in general and the anthracite coal fields of the Lehigh River Valley in particular.
Survey number: HAER PA-193
Building/structure dates: 1875 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Preston, Joseph G
Bucks County Commissioners
Pennsylvania Canal, Delaware Division
Cowin, William
Thompson, Abraham
Yost, Charles B
Keller, Samuel
Amerine Environmental & Design Associates, contractor
Bucks County Commissioners, sponsor
Amerine, Jeffrey L, historian
Douds, William, photographer
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
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