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Cassandra Railfan Overlook Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Pennsylvania RR) on footpath
Location
Cassandra, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Status
preserved for pedestrian traffic
History
Construction date unknown, reportedly abandoned by road traffic 1936, rebuilt for pedestrian traffic ca. 1999
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40758, -78.63696   (decimal degrees)
40°24'27" N, 78°38'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/700513/4475676 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74381 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

Cassandra Railfan Overlook Bridge
Posted April 9, 2017, by Paul McGrane (pmcgrane4 [at] cox [dot] net)

Here is a photo of this bridge taken 6-30-2015.