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PRR - Whitford Flyover

Photos 

Trestle from Road

Joe Sharretts, March 2010

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BH Photo #191612

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Whitford Station
Location
Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Abandoned with deck removed
History
Built 1904
Builders
- Smith Construction Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- William A. Pratt
- William H. Brown
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01474, -75.63849   (decimal degrees)
40°00'53" N, 75°38'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/445509/4429588 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downingtown
Inventory number
BH 47534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 30, 2016: New photos from Nathan Myers
  • January 22, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 1, 2011: Updated by James Baughn: Corrected name
  • January 9, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • January 6, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Luke
  • Nathan Myers - nathanmyers94 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Whitford Flyover Bridge
Posted February 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this abandoned r.r. bridge?please let me know.thanks.