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Derry Overhead Bridge

Photos 

Old Derry Station Overhead Bridge

This view is inverted from the Google Map View. The viewer is looking South East, with the village of New Derry to the viewers rear.

Drawing by T. M. Fowler

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BH Photo #374226

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on PA 217
Location
Derry, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893; Replaced 1964
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33328, -79.30199   (decimal degrees)
40°19'60" N, 79°18'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/644238/4466132 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Derry
Inventory number
BH 66350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,225)
Beam (12,273)
Built 1893 (185)
Built during 1890s (2,487)
Curved (372)
Derry, Pennsylvania (1)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1964 (50)
Lost during 1960s (410)
Pennsylvania (4,437)
Pin-connected (3,300)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Through truss (12,948)
Timber stringer (3,376)
Truss (29,548)
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania (92)
Whipple truss (267)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2016: New photo from Mike Piontka
  • February 28, 2015: Added by Luke

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