1915 Manchester Bridge (left) and 1877 Point Bridge.
(Pennsylvania Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)
Elevation drawing looking downstream
USGS 7.5" Topo Quad - UTM Coordinates:
Pittsburgh West - Zone 17; 0583 4477
motor vehicles, street railway
-- right descending bank of Monongahela River the Point, Water St
-- left descending bank of Monongahela River near the lower station of the Duquesne Incline, East Carson St
-- Monongahela River at mile 0
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION / DESIGN:
Trussed eyebar suspension
LENGTH OF MAIN SPAN:
800 ft center span; two 145 ft side spans
TOTAL LENGTH (including longest elevated ramp):
HEIGHT OF DECK:
YEAR ERECTED / ENGINEER:
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