Dunlap's Creek Bridge

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Also known as: First Cast Iron Bridge in America
Spans Dunlap, Brownsville, Pennsylvania

Cast-iron arch bridge over Dunlap Creek on PA 4003 in Brownsville

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Photo taken by Jim Allen in July 1012

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Description 

The Brownsville Historic District, created later, includes this bridge.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 31, 1978
Reference number
78002398
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation; Invention
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1836; 1839

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • August 26, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • January 3, 2012: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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