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Conemaugh Viaduct

Photo 

Conemaugh, Viaduct, Johnstown, flood ,1889

Photo taken by Panoramio user Ron Shawley

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #366098

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Conemaugh River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.36833, -78.81920   (decimal degrees)
40°22'06" N, 78°49'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/685155/4470922 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Arch (11,196)
Built 1889 (185)
Built during 1880s (1,642)
Cambria County, Pennsylvania (61)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,607)
Deck arch (10,434)
Open (36,582)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Pennsylvania (4,198)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2016: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com