Skew Bridge

Skew Bridge (HM1L72)

Location: Reading, PA 19601 Berks County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 20.559', W 75° 55.543'

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Regarded best example of skew bridge in U.S. Designed by Richard Osborn for the P & R Railroad in 1857. Each course of the arch of 40 feet is laid in ellipsoidal curve, each stone properly curved. There is no keystone.
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HM NumberHM1L72
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Year Placed1951
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 421376 N 4466200
Decimal Degrees40.34265000, -75.92571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.559', W 75° 55.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 33.54" N, 75° 55' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 428 N 6th St, Reading PA 19601, US
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