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NS - Buck Road Overpass

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Buck Road Bridge -- September 20, 2009

Overview looking North towards Newtown, PA

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #146718

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Buck Road on Norfolk Southern Railway (Former PRR Trenton Cut-Off)
Location
Northampton Township near Holland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.16803, -74.98882   (decimal degrees)
40°10'05" N, 74°59'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/500952/4446407 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Langhorne
Inventory numbers
PA 09 0532 0060 1965 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 41449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2018: New photo from Abby Janick
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • September 27, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added photo. Name: Northampton Twp. City: Northampton Twp near Holland, PA. Overview: Contrail -Norfolk Southern (Former PRR Trenton Cut-Off). Carries Conrail to NS. USGS Beverly NJ to Burlington, NJ

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Frank Hicks
  • Luke
  • Abby Janick - Abby_sue1 [at] yahoo [dot] com