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Reading - Fishing Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2010

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BH Photo #170258

Map 

Description 

This is an abandoned Railroad Thru Truss which sits beside the Rupert Covered Bridge. It is skewed.

More photos at http://berwickrailfan.webs.com/brwkrfrupertbridge.htm

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Fishing Creek on abandoned Reading RR
Location
Rupert, Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Builder
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Skew angle
20 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.98145, -76.47299   (decimal degrees)
40°58'53" N, 76°28'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/376082/4537743 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Catawissa
Inventory number
BH 45697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 7, 2018: New photo from Janis Ford
  • December 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Philadelphia & Reading Railway"
  • December 26, 2012: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: added info & corrections, link to more photos
  • July 25, 2010: Added by Brian McKee

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Janis Ford

Comments 

Reading Fishing Creek 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.