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York-Hanover Trolley - Conewago Creek Bridge

Photos 

Undated photo that appeared in the York Sunday News years ago. You can see York Haven Road Bridge in background.

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View this photo at yorkblog.com

BH Photo #191460

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This line ran from York Haven to Littlestown.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Conewago Creek on former York County trolley
Location
York County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed
Railroads
- Interurban
- York-Hanover Trolley
Design
Deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08296, -76.72410   (decimal degrees)
40°04'59" N, 76°43'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/353006/4438389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
York Haven
Inventory number
BH 47484 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck truss (1,509)
Have street view (22,086)
Interurban (784)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1932 (35)
Lost during 1930s (361)
Pennsylvania (4,188)
Railroad (13,091)
Truss (29,448)
York County, Pennsylvania (132)
York-Hanover Trolley (3)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2016: New Street View added by Luke
  • December 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Interurban"
  • January 2, 2011: Added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

Comments 

York-Hanover Trolley - Conewago Creek Bridge
Posted January 7, 2016, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nathan,i noticed the debris on the satellite image too.You might be right about flood control.

York-Hanover Trolley - Conewago Creek Bridge
Posted January 6, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

George, it may be for flood control reasons. Google images shows a lot of debris piled up on it.

York-Hanover Trolley - Conewago Creek Bridge
Posted January 5, 2016, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Brad,is there a valid reason why whoever it is made the decision to remove this abutment?Looks to me like the abutment isn't a hazard to anyone or anything.

York-Hanover Trolley - Conewago Creek Bridge
Posted January 4, 2016, by Brad (qwertyzxc [at] juno [dot] com)

The Trolley Bridge Abutment in the middle of Conewago Creek near Elm Beach

is scheduled to soon be demolished.