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Just Plain Smithfield Street

Posted by
jeff (aka dogilicious) (Millerstown, PA, United States) on 26 October 2008 in Cityscape & Urban.

The Smithfield Street Bridge is a lenticular truss bridge crossing the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh.

The bridge was designed by Gustav Lindenthal, the engineer who later designed the Hell Gate Bridge. The bridge was built between 1881-83. It was widened in 1889 and widened again in 1911. The bridge has been designated a National Historic Civic Engineering Landmark, a National Historic Landmark, and has a Historic Landmark Plaque from the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.

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