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Lower Trail - Mt Etna Bridge

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Split by Wall

This is the only bridge that can be found on this line wide enough for two tracks. The right side is for the rail trail, and the left is for a road.

Lance Myeers, March 2004

View this photo at railfanusa.com

BH Photo #195265

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Street View 

Description 

Dual track bridge once used for heavy traffic on this Petersburg Branch of the old Pennsylvania Railroad, now a part of the Lower Rail Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Juniata River on Lower Rail Trail
Location
Alexandria, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians & bicylces on the trail side, Traffic on the other
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Rail-to-road
- Rail-to-trail
Also called
Split Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52267, -78.17207   (decimal degrees)
40°31'22" N, 78°10'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/739556/4489613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spruce Creek
Inventory number
BH 48427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 14, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated status
  • March 15, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

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