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Capital Greenbelt Bridge

Map 

Description 

Bridge on The Capital Greenbelt Trail formally occupied by a side track of the Northern Central Railroad. The bridge was built here as a way to cross the second mainline (later used by CSX and Amtrak) and was once part of mini-storage yard that set near PEN-DOT in the 1930's.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Amtrak / Conrail on Capital Greenbelt Trail
Location
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only, no bicycles, skates, or simialr.
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Conrail (CR)
- Rail-to-trail
Also called
Amtrak Bridge
Rail-Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24562, -76.86476   (decimal degrees)
40°14'44" N, 76°51'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/341391/4456687 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steelton
Inventory number
BH 48392 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected information; updated categories
  • March 8, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added description.

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net