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Shocks Mills Bridge

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Photo taken by Sean McDonnell

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BH Photo #220837

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Description 

Several central spans of this bridge were destroyed in flooding in June 1972 and replaced with nine new piers and steel deck girder spans.

Facts 

Overview
Brick arch bridge over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and York County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Central nine spans are deck girders atop new piers, replacing numerous arch spans destroyed in Tropical Srorm Agnes flooding in June 1972.
Dimensions
Total length: 2,209.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.06121, -76.63749   (decimal degrees)
40°03'40" N, 76°38'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360346/4435835 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
York Haven
Inventory number
BH 43909 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 4, 2016: Photos imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • June 5, 2013: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • August 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • May 25, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added second county
  • July 7, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • June 14, 2011: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Updated design and history

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Shocks Mills Bridge
Posted July 7, 2011, by Sean McDonnell (onesmooth68 [at] comcast [dot] net)

Photo taken from the west end looking east

Webmaster's note: The photo that was here has been incorporated into the main site.