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Pennsylvania Railroad

Reporting mark: PRR
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PRR - Arsenal Bridge (Old) (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1862; replaced 1886
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over the Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
No longer exists

PRR - Black Run Bridge (Stark County, Ohio)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Black Run on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Bow Ridge Tunnel (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1907
Abandoned tunnel on former Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Brandywine Valley Viaduct (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903-04
Abandoned bridge over Brandywine Creek on Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Broadway Overpass (Wood County, Ohio)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Broadway Street on Railroad


PRR - Cedar Creek Bridge (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Abandoned since 1956
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Butler Branch
Abandoned

PRR - Center Street Overpass (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Center Street on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Chartiers Creek Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chartiers Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #1 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned bridge over Chairter's Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #2 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chartiers Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #3 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned bridge over small creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #3 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Railroad branch abandoned 1942
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Chartiers Creek on PRR Bridgeville & McDonald Branch
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #4 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned bridge over small creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (1st) (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Original Alignment C&D Canal on Pennsylvania RR
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Christiana Arch Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Pine Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad


PRR - Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 30 days in 1896 to be "temporary" replacement for destroyed covered bridge, with intent of road being added to upper level; neither replacement nor upper deck ever built. Removed 1964
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Pennsylvania Railroad & Lincoln Highway
Removed

PRR - CR 575 East Overpass (Cass County, Indiana)
This simple overpass of a county road is unknown today as bridge has been completely removed and approaches are undistinguishable today. Railroad was abandoned in 1968. Road is straightened out through this area today.
Lost Bridge over County Road 575 East on Formerly Penn Central Railroad(Pennsylvania, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River Railroads)
Lost

PRR - Embarras River Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad, a Vandalia branch in Illinois, which no longer exists.This bridge is over the Embarras River along Route 133 west of the little town of Oakland. Thanks to Lee Appleton for this find and history.
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Embarras River on Former Pennsylvania Railroad/Penn Central(nee Vandalia, Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad)
Abandoned

PRR - Erie Canal Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built ca 1918
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Erie Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Erie Canal Bridge (west) (Monroe County, New York)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Erie Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Carries pipelines, doesn't appear to be officially open as a pedestrian crossing

PRR - Foote Street Overpass (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Foote Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Fox Avenue Overpass (Stark County, Ohio)
Built 1926
Concrete arch bridge over CR 107 on an abandoned railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Grays Ferry Branch Swing Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901 by American Bridge Co. for Pennsylvania RR, opened 1902; abandoned 1984
Abandoned through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on former Pennsylvania Railroad
Under demolition July 2018

PRR - Great Miami River Bridge (Old) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built ?; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Greens Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1913
Lost Deck truss bridge over Lopatcong Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Hackensack River Freight Line Swing Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1894; Replaced 1930
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Hackensack River Passenger Line Swing Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1894; Replaced 1930
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Lost

PRR - Isenberg Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Little Juniata River on Fromer PRR
Abandoned but Pedestrians use it

PRR - Juniata River Bridge (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Through truss bridge over Juniata River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Kankakee River Bridge (Starke County, Indiana)
Part of the PRR's Chicago to Logansport main line, and formerly double tracked. Line abandoned about 1980 and tracks pulled shortley thereafter. C&O Railroad bridge immediately to it's East.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Kankakee River on former Conrail (ex- Panhandle, Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central) in English Lake
Abandoned

PRR - Kelly Street Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Kelly Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

PRR - Kinkora Branch Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Unknown creek on Pennsylvania Railroad (abandoned)
Abandoned

PRR - Little Embarras River Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Believed to be originally built in 1916. (unconfirmed)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Little Embarras River
Appears the supporting structure is sound, but many of the cross ties are rotted.

PRR - Little Juniata River Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Built in the late 1800s
Abandoned girder bridge over Little Juniata River on Former PRR CR
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Market Street Overpass #1 (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned pony girder bridge over Market Street on former PRR / CVRR
Abandoned

PRR - Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Allen County, Ohio)
Built 1901
Lost Deck plate girder Rall Bascule Lift bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Montgomery Creek Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Montgomery Creek on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Morris Canal Inclined Plane 11 Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Morris Canal Inclined Plane 11 on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed

PRR - Mud Creek Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Mud Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad (former Shelbyville & Rushville RR)
Removed

PRR - Mud Creek Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
Once part of the PRR's route from Cincinnati to Chicago(via Anoka and Logansport), this route hosted passenger trains until 1971 before Amtrak was formed. Left out of Conrail, it was abandoned starting in 1976. Unknown when bridge was removed.
Lost Deck girder bridge over Mud Creek on Former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Panhandle, Chicago and Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond Railroads) in Nevada
Removed

PRR - Muscatatuck River Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Muskingum River Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Destroyed by flood & replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Nanticoke Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Nolands Fork Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Nolands Fork on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; replaced 1915
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Oil City Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Passaic River Bridge (Old) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1911; Replaced 1935
Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge over the Passaic River
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Phoenixville Bridge (Old) (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; Replaced 1915
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Pine Street Overpass (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1911
Slab bridge over Pine Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

PRR - Piney Fork Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1924, abandoned 1962
Tunnel under Allegheny Valley Railroad Co. on abandoned PRR Peters Creek Branch
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR - Pleasant Valley Drive SE Overpass (Stark County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1926
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over New York Central Railroad/Pleasant Valley Drive SE on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed

PRR - RACE Tower Industrial Line Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
This small bridge was part of the original alignment of Logansport's first rail line that left the current line at 18th Street and headed along the South side of Wabash River to South Burlington Avenue where a depot and turntable once sat.
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unnamed ditch behind Church near Main Street(old US 35, 435) and 18th Street intersection on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania, Panhandle, New Castle and Richmond Railroads) in Logansport
Abandoned

PRR - Raystown Branch Juniata River Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned pony/through girder bridge over Raystown Branch Juniata River Bridge on Former PRR
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Robertsville Avenue Overpass (Stark County, Ohio)
Built 1926
Concrete arch bridge over CR 119 on an abandoned railroad
Open to traffic

PRR - Rockville Bridge (Old) (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877; replaced 1902
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Schuylkill River Bridge (Royersford) (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Connected Pennsylvania Railroad's Schuylkill Dvision (now abandoned - soon to be a trail) with former Reading Railroad's (now Norfolk Southern) in service main line from Philadelphia to Reading, PA
Abandoned pony plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River on abandoned (former PRR Schuylkill Division)rail line
Abandoned

PRR - Service Road Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Once part of the PRR's St. Louis line, probably abandoned in favor of the former New York Central Railroad line after the Penn Central merger in 1968.
Abandoned bridge over Service Road on Abandoned Rail Line
Abandoned

PRR - Shamokin Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Shamokin Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Shamokin Division
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Shenango River Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Shenago River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Shenango River Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Shenango River on former Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Silver Creek Bridge (Clark County, Indiana)
Replaced 2018
Deck truss bridge over Silver Creek on abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to pedestrians in future

PRR - Sleepy Hollow Bridge (Cecil County, Maryland)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Basin Run Creek on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Standing Stone Creek Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1849, replaced with newer bridge downstream 1892
Stone arch bridge over Standing Stone Creek on Former Pensylvania Railroad (PRR)
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR - Steubenville Bridge (Oldest) (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1863; Replaced 1889
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Susquehanna River Bridge (Selinsgrove, First) (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870-71 by Billmeyer, Nogel & Co. for Sunbury & Lewistown RR, which was absorbed by Pennsylvania RR. Destroyed by fire Feb. 1877.
Lost Long through truss bridge over North Branch Susquehanna River on Sunbury & Lewistown RR, later Penna. RR
Replaced by new bridge

PRR - Symons Creek Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Abandoned bridge over Symons Creek on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Thomson Run Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Thomson Run on Pennsylvania Railroad/Monongahela Street Railway
No longer exists

PRR - Todd Fork Bridge (Warren County, Ohio)
Abandoned warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Todd Fork on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Todd Fork Bridge #2 (Warren County, Ohio)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Todd Fork on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Todd Fork Bridge #3 (Warren County, Ohio)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Todd Fork on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Todd Fork Bridge #4 (Warren County, Ohio)
Abandoned warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Todd Fork on Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Turkey Creek Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
This particular structure built to carry trains on the Richmond Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad from Cincinnatti to Chicago(Via Anoka and Logansport). Many passenger trains traversed this bridge. Line abandoned by Penn Central in early 1970's.
Abandoned bridge over Turkey Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond
Abandoned

PRR - Unnamed Ditch Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Ditch on Rushville & Shelbyville Line
Abandoned

PRR - Unnamed Stream Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Another nice wooden trestle over a small stream that looks to be in decent condition although rail line has been abandoned here since 1968. On private property, but seen from County Road along Eel River on it's other bank.
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unnamed stream, Eel River tributary on former Pennsylvania Railroad (Penn Central Railroad, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River Railroads)
Abandoned

PRR - Upper Neshaminy Creek Viaduct (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned brick arch bridge over Neshaminy Creek and park access road on former Pennsylvania RR
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Wakatomika Creek Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Wakatomika Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Walnut Street Overpass (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1910; Removed ?
Lost Stringer bridge over Walnut Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced

PRR - Washington Road Overpass (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1909
Lost Arch bridge over Washington Road on Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed and graded to street level

PRR - West Fork White River Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885 by the Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White River
Abandoned

PRR - White River Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Unknown when removed, but probably after Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central merger. Formerly part of route from Indy to Terre Haute.
Lost Bridge over White River on Formerly Penn Central(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Vandalia)
Lost

PRR - White River Parkway West Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's St. Louis line, unknown when abandoned, but perhaps after Penn Central Merger where the old New York Central/B&O/P&E bridge immediately North was used instead.
Pony plate girder bridge over S. White River Pkwy W. Drive on Abandoned Rail Line in Indianapolis
Open to traffic below, closed to traffic above

PRR - Whitewater River West Branch Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Whitewater River West Branch on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - Whitford Flyover (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904
Through truss bridge over Whitford Station
Abandoned with deck removed

PRR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Bridge over Wildcat Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Kokomo


PRR Bridge over Powell Creek (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Powell Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former PRR)
Open to traffic

PRR Conemaugh River Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1864, replaced in 1907
Lost Bridge over Conemaugh River on former Western Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed

PRR Drainage Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Orginal for Rushville & Shelbyville Railroad in 1850, abandoned Conrail; 1976
Abandoned steel stringer bridge on Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR Eel River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over Logansport and Eel River Railroad(former Pennsy affiliates Eel River "Detroit and Eel River", and also Vandalia "Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern" lines. on Former route of Pennsylvania RR(nee Panhandle Rou
Lost

PRR Industrial Spur - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Most don't know about this bridge which is bordered on it's North by Omnisource(Mervis scrap yard) and an old factory on the South side. No railroad traffic over this bridge in long time. Remote, and unseen except from creek.
Abandoned pony plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Unknown for sure. Once part of a Pennsylvania Railroad industry track in Kokomo
Abandoned

PRR K&T Branch - Frankford Creek Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Pony plate girder swing bridge over Original Channel Frankford Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad K&T Branch


PRR Maumee River Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Maumee River on PRR - Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced

PRR PSI Track - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built on a stub off of the Kokomo Belt's line into Continental Steel, this track went to the former Public Service Indiana(now DUKE) site on Defenbaugh Street. Tracks were pulled a few years ago. Sits on Highland Parks West side.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Kokomo Belt Railroad, part of Pennsylvania RR(later PC, Conrail) with trackage rights by Nickel Plate, N&W. in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic

PRR Pumping Station Road Overpass (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Pumping Station Road on Rail Trail, former Conrail/Pennsylvania RR
Open to traffic

PRR Ray's Crossing Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Road built 1850, abandoned by Conrail in 1976
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Branch of Lewis Creek on Abandoned Rushville & Shelbyville Railroad
Abandoned

PRR-Cuyahoga River Bridge (Summit County, Ohio)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Cuyahoga River on Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PRR-Flesher Creek Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Abandoned Stone Arch Bridge on Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad over Flesher Creek
Derelict/abandoned

PRR-Mahantago Creek Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Deck girded Bridge over Mahantago Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic