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Cassandra Railfan Overlook Bridge

Photo 

Cassandra Railfan Overlook Bridge

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BH Photo #474923

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
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
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)
Quadrangle map:
Ebensburg
Inventory number
BH 74381 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 18, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Geoff Hubbs

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.