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NS - Market Street Overpass

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Approaching bridge from south

Photo taken by Jodi Christman 12/31/11

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Description 

Pony girder across Market Street on remaining active line of Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Pony girder bridge over Market Street carries Norfolk Southern (former PRR)
Location
New Cumberland, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Railroads
- Cumberland Valley Railroad (CVRR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
PRR - Market Street Overpass #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24778, -76.89077   (decimal degrees)
40°14'52" N, 76°53'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/339184/4456974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lemoyne
Inventory number
BH 49267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Corrected current rail and bridge design
  • August 1, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com