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WWRC - Hercules Trestle

Photo 

Hercules Trestle

Pennsylvania RR diesel-electric car 4662 crosses Hercules Trestle on a Wilmington & Western excursion in April 2016.

Photo by Don Richard via Facebook, used with permission

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BH Photo #351690

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Red Clay Creek on Wilmington & Western Railroad
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1870s along with railroad line but rebuilt numerous tomes, most recently 2003-2004
Railroad
- Wilmington & Western Railroad (W&W; WWRC)
Design
Timber/steel trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75589, -75.63399   (decimal degrees)
39°45'21" N, 75°38'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/445690/4400855 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kennett Square
Inventory number
BH 71850 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV