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PRR - Brandywine Creek Bridge

Photo 

PRR - Brandywine Creek Bridge

Amtrak Train 42 runs eastbound over bridge in spring of 2016.

Photo by Jim Sundman via Facebook, used with permission

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BH Photo #363381

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Brandywine Creek on Amtrak (former Penn Central/PRR)
Location
Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built ca. 1892, replacing 1860s iron truss bridge which replaced wooden covered bridge
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00272, -75.70490   (decimal degrees)
40°00'10" N, 75°42'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/439831/4428297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downingtown
Inventory number
BH 73507 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,222)
Arch (11,258)
Built during 1890s (2,487)
Chester County, Pennsylvania (139)
Deck arch (10,495)
Downingtown, Pennsylvania (3)
Open (36,865)
Owned by railroad (9,932)
Pennsylvania (4,402)
Stone arch (2,667)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV