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Enola Low Grade Trail - Noble Road Overpass.

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Photo taken by Sean McDonnell in winter 2009

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BH Photo #204112

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Description 

Bridge is an arch design that spans both Noble Rd. and the creek that runs along the road. Built for the PRR low grade line, also used by Penn Central and Conrail. Tracks removed in the late 1980's

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Noble Rd. on Formerly PRR low grade line now used for Enola Low Grade Trail
Location
Christiana, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to bicyclists, horseback, and pedestrians
History
Built in 1903 as part of the PRR low grade line
Builders
- Charles A. Sims & Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Contractors)
- E.B. Temple (Assistant engineer)
- William H. Brown (Chief engineer)
Railroad
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Also called
PRR - Noble Road Overpass.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94555, -75.99225   (decimal degrees)
39°56'44" N, 75°59'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/415233/4422184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkesburg
Inventory number
BH 49097 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Name change
  • August 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 14, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added rail trail status
  • July 13, 2011: Added by Sean McDonnell

Sources 

  • Sean McDonnell
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Luke