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BPRR - South Fork Pine Creek Truss #1

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by Brian Manville on June 15, 2017

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BH Photo #394341

Map 

Description 

North/easternmost truss crossing of the south fork of Pine Creek by the BPRR. Bridge is accessed by turning east off Route 28/66 onto Pine Furnace Road - go past "NO WINTER MAINTENANCE" sign to railroad tracks - bridge is about 700 feet to your right.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Fork Pine Creek on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Location
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad (BPRR)
- Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad (BR&P)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chessie System
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85255, -79.43257   (decimal degrees)
40°51'09" N, 79°25'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/632119/4523570 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71036 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2017: New photos from Brian Manville
  • February 15, 2016: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Brian Manville