NS - Granville Bridge
Original bridge built 1849, 5-span 630' Howe truss, destroyed by fire Feb. 3, 1855. Rebuilt in kind; replaced by double=track cast iron 5-span bridge 1866. Destroyed by storm 1874, rebuilt 1875 with cast iron Whipple truss deck bridge. 1875 bridge washed out June 1889, rebuilt; replaced with present stone arch bridge with four tracks 1905-06.
Info from "PRR Triumph IV" by David Messer & Charles Roberts, 2001.
- Eight-span stone arch bridge over the Juniata River on the Norfolk Southern Railway
- Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
- Open to traffic
- Built 1905 by the Pennsylvania Railroad
- - Eyre Construction Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Contractor)
- - Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Stone arch
Total length: 624.0 ft.
Deck width: 56.0 ft.
- Also called
- Conrail - Granville Bridge
PRR - Granville Bridge
PC - Granville Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.57379, -77.58876 (decimal degrees)
40°34'26" N, 77°35'20" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/280873/4494666 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 41873 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- May 28, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Additional history added
- March 25, 2009: Added by James Baughn
- HAER PA-534 - Pennsylvania Railroad, Granville Bridge, Spanning Juniata River, 1.25 miles west of Lewistown, Lewistown, Mifflin County, PA
- Alexander D. Mitchell IV