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MERV - Branch of Back Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman March 2011

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BH Photo #196989

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Branch of Back Creek
Location
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Abandoned
Railroads
- Cumberland Valley Railroad (CVRR)
- Mercersburg Railway (MERV)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Penndel Co.
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Southern Pennsylvania Iron & Railway Co. (SPI&R)
- Southern Pennsylvania Railway & Mining Co. (SPR&M)
Also called
Penndel - Branch of Back Creek Bridge
PC - Branch of Back Creek Bridge
PRR - Branch of Back Creek Bridge
SPR&M - Branch of Back Creek Bridge
SPI&R - Branch of Back Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85919, -77.79788   (decimal degrees)
39°51'33" N, 77°47'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/260667/4415875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamson
Inventory number
BH 48587 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories, removed railroad name from builder's section
  • April 9, 2011: Added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

Comments 

Southern Pennsylvania Iron & Railroad Company Bridge
Posted February 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this abandoned r.r. bridge?please let me know.thanks.