Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Camelback and Market Street Bridges
Late 1800's photo of the Camelback Bridge
Center Left Photo
Center Right Photo
Camelback Bridge's interior captures its "rolling" bridge decking.
Harrisburg entrance of the two-lane bridge, completed in 1905, which replaced the Camelback. Note the salvaged columns from the old State Capitol.
Location. 40° 15.512′ N, 76° 53.005′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Front Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camel Back Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverfront Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Dauphin County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Dauphin County (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors’ Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Threatened Invasion of Harrisburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The People’s Bridge (about 300 feet away); Walnut Street Bridge (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,846 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.