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Knoebels Amusement Park Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2010

BH Photo #405627

Map 

Street View 

Videos 

Knoebels Train ride crossing bridge

Ron Chapman

Play video on YouTube

Train crossing relocated historic bridge

Bridge seen at 0:25 and 2:25.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Branch Roaring Creek on Railroad
Location
Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88015, -76.50413   (decimal degrees)
40°52'49" N, 76°30'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/373269/4526541 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville
Inventory number
BH 64111 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bridgemapper.com (1,326)
Columbia County, Pennsylvania (57)
Have street view (23,497)
Open (36,944)
Owned privately (1,383)
Pennsylvania (4,527)
Pin-connected (3,488)
Pony truss (15,152)
Pratt pony truss (3,220)
Pratt truss (8,159)
Preserved (1,087)
Railroad (13,685)
Relocated (669)
Road-to-rail (1)
Truss (29,800)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2016: New video from Clark Vance
  • August 29, 2015: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected spelling of name
  • April 9, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • November 16, 2014: New video from Dave King

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Comments 

Knoebels Amusement Park Bridge
Posted August 29, 2015, by Barry (bllauver [at] toad [dot] net)

As a point of information. This is a very German section of Pennsylvania. The "K" in the name Knoebel is pronounced. Most locals pronounce it approximately: kuh-NOH-bels, or k'nobles.

Knoebles Amusement Park Bridge
Posted April 9, 2015, by Matt Hamel (mhamel [at] pa [dot] gov)

This is the phoenix truss from near Washingtonville, given to Knoebels by PennDOT: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/pa1734/ .