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Sunbury & Selinsgrove Electric Ry. Penns Creek Bridge

Photos 

1908-020 | by snydercountylibraries

1908 photo looking southeast

Charles Fasold Collection, Snyder County Libraries

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BH Photo #467354

Map 

Description 

Spans dismantled after trolley abandonment, but piers remained standing into 1980s before demolition.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Penns Creek on Sunbury & Selinsgrove Electric Railway
Location
Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1908
Design
Pony truss with concrete-piered approach trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81401, -76.85608   (decimal degrees)
40°48'50" N, 76°51'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/343458/4519768 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1908 (757)
Built during 1900s (7,365)
Deck girder (5,868)
Girder (10,436)
Lost (25,531)
Lost 1936 (95)
Lost during 1930s (672)
Pennsylvania (5,373)
Plate girder (8,095)
Pony truss (16,356)
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania (8)
Snyder County, Pennsylvania (44)
Truss (33,256)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2020: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV