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PRR - Phoenixville Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #375264

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Mont Clare, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1884; Replaced 1915
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Philadelphia & Reading Railroad (P&R)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
4 160' Pratt deck trusses over the Schuylkill River
1 165' Whipple through truss over the Phoenixville Bridge Co. Canal & Reading Railroad
1' 50' Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 855.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13772, -75.51013   (decimal degrees)
40°08'16" N, 75°30'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/456542/4443167 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75085 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2017: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke