The Truss is a 1:1 sale model of one of the trusses within the Traction Company building. It was built using recycled wood salvaged from a nearby building. It is currently on view in the Traction Company exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy.
The Truss is 64 feet long and 16 feet tall, and weighs approroximately 8000 pounds. The beams are attached together with steel and bronze plates, as wel as a variety of bolted joints. The entire truss sits on two largerectangular steel feet.