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NS - Willow Creek Arch Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Willow Creek on NS RR
Location
Berkley, Berks County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1916
Builder
- C. H. Reimard of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Philadelphia & Reading Railroad (P&R)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Reading - Willow Creek Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42670, -75.93402   (decimal degrees)
40°25'36" N, 75°56'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/420770/4475537 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Temple
Inventory number
BH 75994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder + dimensions
  • March 9, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

NS - Willow Creek Arch Bridge
Posted March 9, 2017, by george oakley ( georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Dana and Kay,Luke noticed the bridge.I just can't believe I never saw it.Also I didn't put my name on the post I just put the comment on.Using a smartphone.Not too smart,believe me!

Norfolk Southern Railroad over Willow Creek
Posted March 9, 2017, by Dana and Kay Klein

Good eye Luke! George Berks county is FULL of cool bridges.