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PRR - Rockville Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #366141

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1877; replaced 1902
Builder
- Delaware Bridge Co.
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Howe deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 3,682.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33414, -76.90937   (decimal degrees)
40°20'03" N, 76°54'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/337809/4466594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrisburg West
Inventory number
BH 73912 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder from HAER documentation on the successor bridge.
  • September 26, 2016: Added by Dave King

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke