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Sanderson Avenue Bridge, Sanderson Avenue spanning Lackawanna River, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

Sanderson Avenue Bridge, Sanderson Avenue spanning Lackawanna River, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The Sanderson Avenue Bridge is a single-span reinforced concrete-filled spandrel arch structure designed by the pioneering engineer Edwin Thacher. It represents an early application of reinforced concrete technology incorporating several innovative patented design features.
Survey number: HAER PA-173
Building/structure dates: 1904 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Thacher, Edwin
Mueser, William
Lloyd Collis Contracting Company
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Location

Scranton (Pa.)41.40897, -75.66241
Google Map of 41.408969, -75.66241219999999
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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