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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 1965
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Design
Whipple through truss
Phoenix Columns
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)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2019: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added builder and Phoenix Columns
  • June 29, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 28, 2016: New photo from Mike Piontka
  • February 28, 2015: Added by Luke

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