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Skew Arch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by J. Stephen Conn

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #267698

Map 

Description 

Originally carried the Huntington, Cambria, & Indiana Turnpike over incline # 6 of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. The bridge is a part of the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Ravine on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Blair County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1832, Closed to traffic 1922, Restored in 1979
Railroads
- Allegheny Portage Railroad
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 29, 1962
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45312, -78.54281   (decimal degrees)
40°27'11" N, 78°32'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/708362/4480951 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cresson
Inventory numbers
NRHP 66000648 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 58288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 16, 2013: New photos from Jim Allen
  • November 15, 2013: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • October 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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