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Rail-Trail Bridge

Photos 

North Entrance to bridge

Photo taken by Jodi Christman March 2011

BH Photo #196997

Description 

Long trestle used for crossing Conococheague Creek along old Western Maryland Railroad currently the Chambersburg Rail-Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Conococheague Creek on Chambersburg Rail-Trail which was formally the Western Maryland Railroad
Location
Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrains and bicyclists only
Design
Wooden Trestle
Also called
Western Maryland Railroad Town Bridge
Conococheague Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93676, -77.66373   (decimal degrees)
39°56'12" N, 77°39'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/272400/4424135 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chambersburg
Inventory number
BH 48388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: added full name of railroad
  • April 9, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • April 9, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected thanks to Jodi Christman
  • March 8, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

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