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Station Avenue Bridge

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Perkiomen Creek PRR Bridge Oaks PA -- November 20, 2008

Overview looking towards Oaks, PA

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #158049

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Perkiomen Creek on West Drive/Perkioomen Valley Trail
Location
Oaks, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Carried PRR Schuylkill Division, then the Schuylkill Valley trail and now is a highway bridge w/seperate cartway for bikes & people/
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Concrete arch
Also called
PRR Perkiomen Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11915, -75.45543   (decimal degrees)
40°07'09" N, 75°27'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/461192/4441081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Forge
Inventory number
BH 44444 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • December 16, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • May 2, 2010: New photo from Raymond Klein
  • March 14, 2010: Added by Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Frank Hicks
  • Luke

Comments 

Perkiomen Creek PRR Bridge Oaks, PA
Posted April 16, 2010, by Anonymous

"highway" is a bit of a misnomer. I don't even think it's legally a public thoroughfare, although it is being used as such. At least originally it was paved as a back driveway for the industrial park on the old Lee Tire site.