Elevation drawing looking downstream
South Tenth Street Bridge
Pittsburgh Birmingham Bridge
Tenth Street Bridge
USGS 7.5" Topo Quad - UTM Coordinates:
Pittsburgh East - Zone 17; 0585 4476
motor vehicles and street railway
-- Cross St over B&O RR at Second Av and Armstrong Tunnels (1926) on right descending bank of Monongahela River
-- South Tenth St [formerly McKee St, renamed 1868] on left descending bank of Monongahela River
(RDB to LDB)
north approach: B&O RR yard
main spans: Monongahela River at mile 1.5
south approach: P&LE RR [CSX]
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Replaced a wooden covered bridge which had been built in 1861.
The "Leader", Apr. 10, 1904, indicates this bridge was opened in 1904.
1874 Hopkins plot maps
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