A & P Roberts Co.

of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania

Also known as: Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co. (16), Pencoyd Iron Works (43)

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A & P Roberts Company was a bridge builder that named its plant Pencoyd Iron Works and had a division known as Pencoyd Bridge and Construction Company. Plaques and sources may reference these Pencoyd names as the "builder" of a bridge, however all of these Pencoyd names were simply names used by the owning company, A & P Roberts Company.

Appalachian Trail/CSX - Potomac River Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1894, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Through truss bridge over Potomac River and old C&O Canal in Harpers Ferry on CSX Railroad and Appalachian Trail
Closed for repair after derailment

BM/MBTA Fitchburg Line Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over MBTA Fitchburg Line on B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

BN - Chehalis River Bridge (Millburn) (Lewis County, Washington)
Contractor, 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chehalis River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BN - Chehalis River Bridge (Millburn) (Lewis County, Washington)
Fabricator, 1918, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chehalis River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BN - Snoqualmie Weyerhaeuser Mill Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Snoqualmie River on Burlington Northern Railroad (Nee Northern Pacific Railroad)
Removed by USACE

BN - Snoqualmie Weyerhaeuser Mill Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1916, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Snoqualmie River on Burlington Northern Railroad (Nee Northern Pacific Railroad)
Removed by USACE

BNSF - Joplin Branch Spring River Bridge (Cherokee County, Kansas)
Built 1897
Pratt through truss bridge over Spring River on BNSF Railway
Now a branch line of the BNSF, still in use

BPRR - Clarion River Bridge (Elk County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Parker through truss bridge over Clarion River on Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - Clarion River Bridge (Elk County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Parker through truss bridge over Clarion River on Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - Kiskiminetas River Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over Kiskiminetas River on Buffalo & Pittsburgh RR
Open to traffic

BPRR - Mahoning Creek Trestle (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Warren deck truss bridge over Mahoning Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #1 (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #1 (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #2 (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #2 (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #3 (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #3 (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

C&BL - Little Conemaugh River Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886
Parker through truss bridge that used to carry Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad over Little Conemaugh River
Open to traffic

C&BL - Little Conemaugh River Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Parker through truss bridge that used to carry Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad over Little Conemaugh River
Open to traffic

Chase Creek Footbridge (Greenlee County, Arizona)
builder, 1901
Deck plate girder bridge over Chase Creek on Arizona and New Mexico Railway in Clifton
Open to pedestrians

Chase Creek Footbridge (Greenlee County, Arizona)
fabricator, 1901, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Deck plate girder bridge over Chase Creek on Arizona and New Mexico Railway in Clifton
Open to pedestrians

CSX - Broadway/Colonie Street Overpass (Albany County, New York)
Fabricator
Baltimore Through Truss bridge over Broadway/Colonie Street in Albany
Open to traffic

CSX - Levisa Subdivision Bridge (Pike County, Kentucky)
Built 1894, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Parker Camelback through truss bridge over Big Sandy River (Levisa Fork) at junction with Russell Fork on former CSX Levisa Branch
Derelict/abandoned

CSX - New River Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over New River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

Dan River Riverwalk Bridge (Danville, Virginia)
Built 1898
Warren through truss bridge over Dan River on pedestrian path (formerly Richmond and Danville Railroad) in Danville
Open to pedestrians

Dan River Riverwalk Bridge (Danville, Virginia)
Built 1898, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Warren through truss bridge over Dan River on pedestrian path (formerly Richmond and Danville Railroad) in Danville
Open to pedestrians

Eight Track Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Superstructure, 1901
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad/Chicago Junction Railway/Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

EIRR - St. Anthony Pegram Truss Bridge (Fremont County, Idaho)
Built 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Two-span Pegram through truss bridge over Henry's Fork Snake River on the Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)
Open to traffic

ESPN - Venice Island Branch Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on ESPN Venice Island Branch
Open to traffic

ESPN - Venice Island Branch Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on ESPN Venice Island Branch
Open to traffic

Frisco Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Superstructure Main Contractor, 1892
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis
Open to railroad traffic

GAP - Riverton Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Parker through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Pennsylvania Union Railroad (now Great Allegheny Passage)
Open to pedestrians

Honeymoon Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1897, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Lost Steel arch bridge over Niagara River on Road & International Railway Co.
Collapsed

IB&W - Wabash River Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
As Pencoyd Iron Works
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway at Covington
Replaced by new bridge

Johnson Toll Bridge (Elmore County, Alabama)
Built 1888, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Pratt through truss bridge over Tallapoosa River on private toll road
Collapsed

Kansas City Union Station Footbridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Original 1892 construction, 1892, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Through truss bridge over Railroad tracks at Union Station in Kansas City
Open to pedestrians

Katy Trail - Bonne Femme Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Pony truss bridge over Bonne Femme Creek on the Katy Trail just east of New Franklin
Open to pedestrians

Katy Trail - Hart Creek Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1899
Parker pony truss bridge over Hart Creek on Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Katy Trail - Hillers Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Pony truss bridge over Hillers Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Katy Trail - Little Bonne Femme Creek Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1898
Through truss bridge over Little Bonne Femme Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Katy Trail - Logan Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1899
Pony truss bridge over Logan Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Katy Trail - Lost Creek Bridge (Warren County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Pratt through truss bridge over Lost Creek on Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Katy Trail - Loutre River Bridge (Montgomery County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Through truss bridge over Loutre River on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Katy Trail - Massie Creek Bridge (Warren County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Pony truss bridge over Massie Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Katy Trail - Rivaux Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1896
Parker Pony truss bridge over Rivaux Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Layton Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on PA 4038
Open to traffic

Layton Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on PA 4038
Open to traffic

LI - Beach Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1892, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beach Channel on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LI - DB/BLISS Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1893, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Pratt through truss bridge over Dutch Kills Creek on Long Island Railroad
Open to traffic

LV - Delaware River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Fabricator, 1901, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Railroad
Abandoned

Main Street Station and Trainshed Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Downtown Richmond on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

Main Street Station and Trainshed Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1909, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Deck plate girder bridge over Downtown Richmond on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

MKT - Moniteau Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Collapsed in a Train Derailment

MNA - Muddy Creek Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Deck plate girder bridge over Muddy Creek on MNA RR (former Missouri Pacific)
Open to traffic

MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge No. 2 (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Lattice deck girder bridge over Clark Fork River on Railroad (MRL)
Open to traffic

New Bedford-Fairhaven Middle Bridge (Old) (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899
Through truss swing bridge over Acushnet River on US 6 at New Bedford
Replaced by a new bridge

Niagara River Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Lost Suspension bridge over Niagara River on I-190
Replaced by a new bridge

NJTR - Delair Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Superstructure, 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River on NJTransit and Conrail Shared Assets Operations (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

North Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Lost Whipple through truss bridge on North Philladelphia Railroad
No longer exists

NP - Wilkeson Creek Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1896
Abandoned Pony plate girder bridge over Wilkeson Creek on Former Northern Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians on trail

NP - Wilkeson Creek Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Abandoned Pony plate girder bridge over Wilkeson Creek on Former Northern Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians on trail

NP - Yellowstone River Bridge #4 (Old) (Stillwater County, Montana)
Contractor, 1896
Pratt through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Yellowstone River Bridge #4 (Old) (Stillwater County, Montana)
Fabricator, 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Delaware River Bridge (CNJ) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Fabricator, 1901, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Fishbelly deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Susquehanna River Bridge (Selinsgrove) (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
12-span Through truss bridge over North Branch Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

NS - Susquehanna River Island Bridge (Selinsgrove) (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Four-span through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (1899) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1899
Lost Baltimore through swing truss bridge over Hudson River, Maiden Lane on New York Central Railroad
Removed

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (1899) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1899, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Lost Baltimore through swing truss bridge over Hudson River, Maiden Lane on New York Central Railroad
Removed

Old Katy Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built 1895, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Through truss bridge over Lyon Creek on Otter Creek Road, just southeast of Wreford
Open to traffic

Pencoyd Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900
Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Trail - formerly Pencoyd Iron Works
Open to pedestrians and Royal Athena residents only

Pencoyd Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1892, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on Kansas City Southern Railway
Removed & relocated

Pencoyd Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Trail - formerly Pencoyd Iron Works
Open to pedestrians and Royal Athena residents only

Poteau River Iron Bridge (Beale Bridge) 1860 (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1860
Lost Iron through truss bridge (possibly Bowstring design) over Poteau River on Beale Road
No longer exists

Poteau River Iron Bridge (Beale Bridge) 1860 (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1860, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Lost Iron through truss bridge (possibly Bowstring design) over Poteau River on Beale Road
No longer exists

PRR - Allegheny River Bridge (Larabee) (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900
Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Norfork Southern Railroad (formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

PRR - Allegheny River Bridge (Larabee) (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Norfork Southern Railroad (formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

PW - Blackstone River Bridge (Millbury North) (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Blackstone River on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Elmdale Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Blackstone River on P&W Providence Main
Open to traffic

QO&KC Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Clinton County, Missouri)
Built 1898
Waddell "A" through truss bridge over Linn Branch on QO&KC RR, Later county Route D
Site innundated, bridge relocated to Parkville, MO.

QO&KC Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Clinton County, Missouri)
Built 1898, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Waddell "A" through truss bridge over Linn Branch on QO&KC RR, Later county Route D
Site innundated, bridge relocated to Parkville, MO.

RDG - Fishing Creek Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Fishing Creek on abandoned Reading RR
Derelict/abandoned since 1976

RJCM - Cumberland River Swing Bridge (Montgomery County, Tennessee)
Built 1891, as Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Swing through truss bridge over Cumberland River on R.J. Corman Railroad/Memphis Line at Clarksville
Open to traffic

South Side Avenue Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1921, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pony truss bridge over Metro-North Commuter Railroad on South Side Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson
Closed to traffic

UP - Island Creek Bridge (Hill County, Texas)
Built 1898
Through truss bridge over Island Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open

UP - Island Creek Bridge (Hill County, Texas)
Built 1898, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over Island Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open

UP - Pryor Creek Bridge (Mayes County, Oklahoma)
Built 1898
Pratt through truss bridge over Pryor Creek on UPRR
Open to traffic, as a loading rail, no thru trains,

UP - Pryor Creek Bridge (Mayes County, Oklahoma)
Built 1898, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Pryor Creek on UPRR
Open to traffic, as a loading rail, no thru trains,

UP - Red Oak Creek Bridge (Ellis County, Texas)
Built 1889
Warren pony truss bridge over Red Oak Creek on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Red Oak Creek Bridge (Ellis County, Texas)
Built 1889, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Warren pony truss bridge over Red Oak Creek on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

Wabash - Attica Bridge (2nd) (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1892, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Wabash Railroad at Attica
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash Des Moines River Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Outer Spans, 1888, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Three-span through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 216th Place; south approach rebuilt 1943 with I-beam stringers
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Silver Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1892, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge #9 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Contractor, 1898
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passumpsic River on Washington County Railroad
Open to traffic

WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge #9 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Fabricator, 1898, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passumpsic River on Washington County Railroad
Open to traffic

Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1898
Through truss bridge originally spanning Linn Branch Creek in Clinton County near Trimble, but relocated to English Landing Park in Parkville spanning Rush Creek
Open to pedestrians only

Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1898, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Through truss bridge originally spanning Linn Branch Creek in Clinton County near Trimble, but relocated to English Landing Park in Parkville spanning Rush Creek
Open to pedestrians only

Whitehorse Trail - Deer Creek Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1898
Pratt through truss bridge over Deer Creek on Whitehorse Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Willapa Hills Trail - Newaukum River Bridge (Lewis County, Washington)
Built 1896
Pratt through truss bridge over Newaukum River on Willapa Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Willapa Hills Trail - Newaukum River Bridge (Lewis County, Washington)
Built 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Newaukum River on Willapa Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #2 (Pacific County, Washington)
Contractor, 1896
Pratt through truss bridge over Willapa River on Willapa Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians

Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #2 (Pacific County, Washington)
Fabricator, 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Willapa River on Willapa Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians

Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #3 (Pacific County, Washington)
Contractor, 1896
Pratt through truss bridge over Willapa River on Willapa Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #3 (Pacific County, Washington)
Fabricator, 1896, as Pencoyd Iron Works
Pratt through truss bridge over Willapa River on Willapa Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only