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Armstrong County Bridge No. 13 (Hyde Park Walking Bridge)

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Hyde Park Walking Bridge
1886 piers; 1955 deck. Terminus of Canal St.

This rare pedestrian-only steel deck suspension bridge is mounted on the heavy stone piers built for an 1886 railroad bridge that was damaged in the Johnstown flood of 1889. The bridge joins Hyde Park on the Westmoreland County side of the Kiskiminetas River with Leechburg. It continues to be used daily by those who live in Armstrong County and work for Hyde Park industries and vice versa. The steel grating reverberates with each footfall.

Writing Credits

Lu Donnelly et al.


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Lu Donnelly et al., "Armstrong County Bridge No. 13 (Hyde Park Walking Bridge)", [Leechburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 197-197.

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