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Poplar Neck Road Railroad Overpass #3

Photo 

Poplar Neck Road Railroad Overpass #3

Reading RR "caboose hop" running under bridge in 1952. Photo by Robert Wanner via Facebook

Robert Wanner, collection of Gregory Pawelski

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BH Photo #427887

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Other pony truss bridge over Reading Railroad on Poplar Neck Road/S. 9th St.
Location
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
built ca. 1870s, removed ca. 1958-60
Design
Cast/wrought iron Howe pony truss
Also called
South 9th St. RR Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31191, -75.91497   (decimal degrees)
40°18'43" N, 75°54'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/422254/4462779 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81582 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Berks County, Pennsylvania (156)
Howe pony truss (58)
Howe truss (458)
Lost (19,545)
Lost during 1950s (412)
Pennsylvania (4,491)
Pony truss (15,131)
Truss (29,730)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2018: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV