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Catasauqua & Fogelsville - Swabia Creek Bridge

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Lockridge/Catasauqua and Fogelsville RR over Swabia Creek

Photo showing the bridge over the Swabia creek. Bridge is located in the Lock Ridge Park, Alburtis, Pa.

Photo taken by Kevin Shoemaker in March 2012

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BH Photo #294461

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone-and-brick arch over Swabia Creek on a pedestrian path in Lock Ridge Furnace Park
Location
Alburtis, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Abandoned 1957; Converted to pedestrian use circa 1975
Railroads
- Catasauqua & Fogelsville Railroad (C&F)
- Rail-to-trail
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Stone arch
Also called
Reading - Swabia Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50769, -75.59276   (decimal degrees)
40°30'28" N, 75°35'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/449779/4484276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Allentown West
Inventory number
BH 63017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2014: Updated by Luke: Mapped
  • September 17, 2014: Added by Kevin Shoemaker

Sources 

  • Kevin Shoemaker - cokise3 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Luke