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PRR Bridge over Powell Creek

Photos 

View from Rt. 147

Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 5/11/2012

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BH Photo #231978

Map 

Description 

When looking at the photos, the east side (under one track) is made of stone and under the other track (west side) is concrete.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Powell Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former PRR)
Location
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
Norfolk Southern Bridge over Powell Creek
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40956, -76.98369   (decimal degrees)
40°24'34" N, 76°59'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/331683/4475105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Halifax
Inventory number
BH 52451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,344)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,699)
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (100)
Deck arch (10,594)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,492)
Open (37,465)
Owned by railroad (10,484)
Pennsylvania (4,590)
Pennsylvania Railroad (542)
Railroad (13,849)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • May 13, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added category "Norfolk Southern Railway"

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