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CSX - Conococheague Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman 9/24/11

BH Photo #214873

Map 

Description 

This bridge is located off of South Penn Hall Drive and Kitts Outdoor Arena which is adjacent to Wilson College. My GPS noted the private road as Wenger Road.

I don't believe the railroad is in use anymore. South of this line has been converted to The Chambersburg Rail Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder CSXT (former WM) railroad bridge over Conococheague Creek and private road
Location
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built in 1930 by American Bridge Company for Western Maryland Railroad
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chessie System
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
2 span. Deck girder over creek and a string (?) over private road
Also called
WM - Conococheague Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95383, -77.65261   (decimal degrees)
39°57'14" N, 77°39'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/273407/4426002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chambersburg
Inventory number
BH 49718 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "CSX Railroad"
  • April 7, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added description note and changed status
  • September 25, 2011: Added by Jodi Christman

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Comments 

CSX Conococheague Creek Bridge
Posted February 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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