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SH - Capital Greenbelt Trail Overpass

Photo 

Trail Bridge

Taken looking west from under the bridge on the Capital Greenbelt Way

Daniel Hopkins, July 2010

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BH Photo #171112

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over The Capital Greenbelt Trail formally a side track of the Northern Central Railroad
Location
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to light freight traffic on rails, pedistrants on the trail below
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Unknown
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Northern Central Railway (NCRY)
- Steelton & Highspire Railroad (SH)
Dimensions
Total length: 235.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
Also called
Greenbelt Cross-Over
Old Mill By-Pass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24707, -76.86445   (decimal degrees)
40°14'49" N, 76°51'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/341421/4456847 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steelton
Inventory number
BH 45745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated status
  • December 9, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated Railroad name, had incorrectly used Norfolk vs. Conrail, now properly updated
  • July 30, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added informaiton about the type and tech data
  • July 29, 2010: Added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

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