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PRR - L&T Little Juniata River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken from Plummers Hollow looking west

Photo taken by Jodi Christman on May 22, 2011

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BH Photo #200406

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Little Juniata on former PRR/Lewisburg and Tyrone Railroad
Location
Tyrone, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Status
Abandoned
History
Line from Stover (Tyrone Jct.) to Fairbrook built 1881 by PRR subsidiary Lewisburg & Tyrone, but never connected to orig. L&T line Lewisburg-Bellefonte. Line acquired by Bellefonte Central RR 1929, operation discontinued 2-1-1933, track lifted 1942.
Railroads
- Lewisburg & Tyrone Railroad (L&T)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Steel deck girder and Pratt deck truss; Foundation: Sandstone/Brownstone
Also called
Lewisburg & Tyrone - Nealmont Bridge
PRR - Little Juniata River Bridge
PRR - Nealmont Bridge
Lewisburg & Tyrone - Little Juniata River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66584, -78.22841   (decimal degrees)
40°39'57" N, 78°13'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/734282/4505357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tyrone
Inventory number
BH 48857 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2020: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: corrected history; line never operated under Conrail
  • May 29, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Lewisburg & Tyrone Railroad", "Pennsylvania Railroad"
  • September 26, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added GPS
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • June 5, 2011: Added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • PHMC Cultural Resources Database - This information is provided by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

Lewisburg & Tyrone Little Juniata River Bridge
Posted October 21, 2014, by Cody (cj35021 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Noticed this bridge while passing through and stopped to snap a few photos in October 2014. Looks exactly like the photos with very easy access. Very nice all around. I'm so glad I came across this site - I took the photos but couldn't remember where I was a few days later!

Lewisburg & Tyrone Bridge
Posted February 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this abandoned r.r. bridge?please let me know.thanks.