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Chamounix Drive Bridge

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Chamounix Drive Bridge

Fairmount Park Trolley 10 runs under the Chamounix Drive Bridge ca. 1946, last year of trolley operation on the line.

Photo from Lee Rogers collection, Md. Rail Heritage Library

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BH Photo #316037

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Overview
Brick arch bridge over abandoned trolley line on Chamounix Drive in Fairmount Park
Location
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1875
Railroad
- Fairmount Park Transit Co. (FPTC)
Design
Brick arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Skew angle
62 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00500, -75.20000   (decimal degrees)
40°00'18" N, 75°12'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482929/4428331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory numbers
PA 67 7301 0180 0704 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 41702 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1989)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 74.4 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added category "Fairmount Park Transit Co."
  • February 12, 2015: New photo from Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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