Saxonburg, Pennsylvania: Brooklyn Bridge Replica

Civil engineer John Roebling invented the first steel rope cables in Saxonburg; he later designed the Brooklyn Bridge, but died after an accident on the bridge site. He's remembered with this 2001 model near his home.

Roebling Park

Address:
North Rebecca St., Saxonburg, PA
Directions:
East side of town on North Rebecca Street, between Water St. and Main St.
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Brooklyn Bridge replica.

Brooklyn Bridge Replica

Stopped on a Monday afternoon, the museum was closed, but I read the placards near the replica.

[Joe O'Grady, 05/16/2017]

Brooklyn Bridge.

Brooklyn Bridge Replica

Hard to get a clear shot of the Brooklyn Bridge during the annual Saxonburg Arts Festival.

[Paul, 09/10/2012]
Brooklyn Bridge Replica

A large model of the Brooklyn Bridge built in 2001 is at the Butler Historical Society. The bridge is built to honor John Roebling, who first produced steel cables in the town, and later designed the Brooklyn Bridge.

[S Kokoska, 08/06/2011]

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