Amtrak - Coatesville High Bridge
Coatesville High Bridge Viaduct -- July 31, 2010
Upstream side view looking towards Coatesville, PA
Photo taken by Raymond Klein
BH Photo #179743
"the Coatesville High bridge is a stone masonry arch railroad viaduct that crosses the valley of the West Brandy Creek at Coatesville, PA. Built between 1902-1904. ten arches (8 @ 78' & 2 @ 88') 934' w/wing walls 1,287'.
Crosses Wilmington & Northern Rr and Pa. Route 82.
New trail being built under the bridge.
From Wikipedia article: High Bridge Coatesville
- Stone arch bridge on Amtrak (former Pennsylvania RR)
- Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
- Open to traffic
- Built 1902-04
- - William H. Brown (Chief Engineer)
- - Amtrak (AMTK)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Stone arch
Length of largest span: 88.0 ft.
Total length: 934.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 1976
- Also called
- PRR - Coatesville High Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.98411, -75.82708 (decimal degrees)
39°59'03" N, 75°49'37" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/429383/4426321 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- NRHP 76001623 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 46363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- December 6, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
- March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photos
- March 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
- January 9, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
- September 27, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected spelling and added GPS cords.
- September 27, 2010: Added by Raymond Klein
- Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
- Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
- Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
- Dana and Kay Klein