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Pennsylvania Railroad

Reporting mark: PRR
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PRR/CKS Overpass (Henry County, Indiana)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Carthage, Knightstown, & Shirley Railroad on Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR/Erie Overpass (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Parker through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on Erie Railway
Abandoned

PRR/NYC Overpass (Lucas County, Ohio)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

PRR/UTC Overpass (Cass County, Indiana)
IUT Traction Company(later Indiana Railroad) went under the double tracked Panhandle(Pennsylvania RR) before arriving at the Wabash River and soon Logansport. Abutments are still there, bridge filled in and WSRY still runs the line overhead.
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Former Indiana Union Traction and small stream on Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other)
Removed

PSN - State Line Viaduct (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909; Removed ca. 1947
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Allegheny River on Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad
Removed

Queen Anne Railroad Overpass (Queen Anne's County, Maryland)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Old Queen Anne Highway (Business Md. 404) and Norwich Creek on former Maryland & Delaware Easton Branch (ex-Pennsylvania RR)
Derelict/abandoned

Redbank Valley Trail - Brookville Tunnel (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Closed, may be rehabbed for trail use

Redbank Valley Trail - Climax Tunnel (Clarion County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Redbank Valley Trail - Long Point Tunnel (Clarion County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Redbank Valley Trail - Redbank Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Redbank Creek on Redbank Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

River Bluff Trail - Horney Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
This rail line has quite the storied history of many owners, abandoned about 1968 or sooner, about a mile around this bridge was made into a paved trail. Bridge deck replaced completely. I am not sure if timber pilings remain from original.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Horney Creek's mouth at Eel River which is running beside rail line/trail on Current River Bluff Trail, formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee PRR, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River)
Replaced by new bridge

RJCL - Tuscarawas River Bridge (Massillon) (Stark County, Ohio)
Building started in 1941, stopped due to WW2, completed in later 1946, opened in 1947.
Through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Rockville Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Longest stone masonry arch railroad viaduct in the world, this is the third bridge to be built at this location completed on March 30, 1902
Masonry stone arch viaduct over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Romona Trestle (Owen County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Mill Creek on Indiana Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

Ryde Railroad Bridge (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1906-07, reinforced with concrete buttresses ca. 1980
Stone arch bridge over Juniata River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

Saint Christopher's Hospital for Children Overpass (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Girder bridge over B Street
Open to authorized vehicles only

Schuylkill River Trail - Douglasville Arch Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884 as a Pratt Truss. Replaced by concrete Arches in 1912
Concrete arch bridge over Schuylkill River on Former PRR Schuylkill Div now a Trail
Open to pedestrians

Schuylkill River Trail - Poplar Neck Bridge (East) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1918
Five span, open-spandrel arch bridge over Schuylkill River on Schuylkill River Trail - Thun Section
Open to bicyclists & pedestrians only

Schuylkill River Trail - Poplar Neck Bridge (West) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1918
Five span, open-spandrel arch bridge over Schuylkill River on Schuylkill River Trail - Thun Section
Open to bicyclists & pedestrians only

Schuylkill River Trail - Pottstown Arch Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1915
Arch bridge over Schuylkill River/Porter Road (closed) on Schuylkill Valley Trail (former PRR Schuylkill Div)
Open to pedestrians

Schuylkill River TrailWater Street Overpass (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch over Water Street & Stony Creek carrying Former Schuylkill Div Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to pedestrians

SCR - Little Conemaugh River Viaduct (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909; Removed ca. 1928
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Little Conemaugh River, Pennsylvania Railroad, Conemaugh & Black Lick Railroad, & Maple Avenue on Southern Cambria Railway
Removed

SEPTA - 52nd Street Viaduct (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902; Removed 2017
Warren deck truss bridge over Fifty-second Street on Septa Railroad
Removed

SEPTA - West Jefferson Street Overpass #1 (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Jefferson Street on SEPTA
Open to traffic

SEPTA - West Jefferson Street Overpass #2 (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over West Jefferson Street on SEPTA
Open to traffic

SEPTA - West Jefferson Street Overpass #3 (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Jefferson Street on Abandoned Railroad
Abandoned

Sherman Dr. Railroad Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1916
Slab bridge over Sherman Dr. on CSX Railroad (Old PA RR)
Open to traffic

Shocks Mills Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905
Brick arch bridge over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Singer Road Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905, replaced
Lost Pony truss bridge over York County Rail Trail
Replaced by new bridge

South Clinton Avenue Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1983
Through truss bridge over Amtrak NE Corridor on South Clinton Avenue in Trenton
Open to traffic

South Shore - Gauntlet Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1907 by American Bridge Co for ZChicago South Shore & South Bend; dismantled and replaced November 2002
Pratt through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad/Wabash Railroad on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge, reportedly in storage in Michigan City

SRNJ - Atlantic City Expressway Overpass (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Atlantic City Expressway on Railroad
Open to traffic

Station Avenue Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Carried PRR Schuylkill Division, then the Schuylkill Valley trail and now is a highway bridge w/seperate cartway for bikes & people/
Concrete arch bridge over Perkiomen Creek on West Drive/Perkioomen Valley Trail
Open to traffic

Susquehanna River Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Original bridge replaced in stages 1873-1886; Converted to road use ca 1910 by private owners; Converted to a double-decker ca. 1923 by the state of Maryland; Replaced 1940; Removed 1943
Lost Pratt through truss and swing bridge over Susquehanna River on Road
Removed but not replaced at exact site

Swatara Creek Norfolk Southern RR Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Swatara Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway


Sweetser Switch Trail - Pipe Creek Bridge (Grant County, Indiana)
Formerly carried a double tracked railroad line that ran from Chicago(via Logansport) to Columbus, Ohio and points East. Tracks taken up in early to mid 1980's. Extension of trail installed in or about 2004 which included this bridge.
Deck plate girder bridge over Pipe Creek again on Sweetser Switch Trail(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroads and others)
Open to pedestrians

TBER - Lost Creek Trestle (Vigo County, Indiana)
Abandoned Timber stringer bridge over Lost Creek on former Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad in Terre Haute
Abandoned

Thomas Avenue Overpass (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1910; rehabilitated ca. 1970
Concrete arch bridge over Septa Media Branch on Thomas Avenue in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

TP&W - Cottonwood Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Chicago and Logansport, Chicago Great Eastern, PCCST&L aka Panhandle, Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Winamac Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

TP&W - Hoagland Ditch Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Timber stringer bridge over Hoagland ditch
Open to traffic

TP&W - Paw Paw Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
This was part of the Pennsylvania Railroads main line from Chicago to Columbus or Cincinnati, as well as their state line division to Effner to connect with the TP&W at the Illinois state line. Second track abandoned in early 1980's.
Steel stringer bridge over Paw Paw Creek that flows into France Park(former France Stone Company quarry, now Cass County Park) on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and Panhandle Railroad, Chicago Great Eastern
Open to traffic on one side. Formerly Doubletracked.

TP&W - Tippecanoe River Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Built 1926, damaged by a tornado in 1974 and later repaired
Deck girder bridge over Tippecanoe River on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad in Monticello
Open to traffic

TPW - Eel River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built for Double track, now single. One very busy bridge hosting trains coming from 3 different directions. Local Trail group is wanting to use unused second track bed for new connection to France Park and Panhandle Pathway trail to Winamac,
Bridge over Eel River at mouth of river where it meats the Wabash River. on TP&W Railroad, formerly Winamac Southern, A&R Line, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads Columbus main line. in Logansport
Open to traffic

TPW - Georgetown Road Viaduct (Cass County, Indiana)
Steel stringer bridge over Georgetown Road aka Towpath Ranch Road where it meets US 24 on Toledo, Peoria, Western Railroad(formerly A&R Line, Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads. in Logansport West
Open to traffic

TPW - US 24 Overpass (White County, Indiana)
Built 1926
Deck girder bridge over US 24 on Toledo, Peoria, and Western Railroad in Monticello
Open to traffic

TPW - Wabash River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Busy Columbus main line, as well as carrying Richmond Branch trains, this formerly double tracked bridge replaced an earlier single track through truss bridge that was East of current bridge.
Deck truss bridge over Wabash River on Toledo, Peoria, Western Railroad (formerly Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads. in Logansport
Open to traffic

TPW - West Wabash Avenue Overpass (Cass County, Indiana)
Formerly double tracked, now single track railroad overpass over the county road just West of Logansport and the former village of Dunkirk. Former Pennsylvania
Bridge over Country Road 50 South aka West Wabash Avenue near US 24 on Toledo, Peoria, Western Railroad(formerly A&R Line, Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads. in Logansport
Open to traffic

TPW Crooked Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and Panhandle Railroad, Toledo Logansport and Burlington, others).
Open to traffic

Tributary of the Little Embarrass Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Original bridge believed to be constructed in 1917
Timber stringer bridge over Tributary of the Little Embarrass
Intact but closed to all traffic

Union Street Bridge (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Mahoning River on Union Street
Open to traffic

Union Tunnel (Baltimore, Maryland)
First tunnel begun 1866, opened 1873; second bore completed 1934
Tunnel on Amtrak (former Penn Central/PRR)
Open to traffic

URR - PA 837 Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Railroad (NS)/PA 837 on Railroad (URR)
Open to traffic

URR/NS Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Railroad (NS) on Railroad (URR)
Open to traffic

US36 Kokosing Gap Trail Overpass (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1913
Stone arch bridge over Kokosing Gap Trail on Coshocton Rd. (US 36) in Howard
Open to traffic

UTC - Woodward Viaduct (Henry County, Indiana)
Built 1914; Removed ca. 1940
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New York Central Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad & Woodward Avenue on Union Traction Company of Indiana
Removed

Vandalia Railroad (PRR) South Fork Wildcat Creek Bridge (Clinton County, Indiana)
Once part of a rail line from Terre Haute to South Bend, this line saw many owners until Conrail abandoned the line through here in 1993 and quickly pulled up the tracks. Amtrak ran their Southwind and Floridian trains on this bridge in 1970's.
Deck plate girder bridge over South fork of Wildcat Creek on former Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago and St. Louis Railroad, Vandalia, Terre Haute and Logansport Railroads)
Closed to all traffic

Vandalia Railroad (PRR) Wildcat Creek bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Part of a rail line from Terre Haute to South Bend. Conrail abandoned route through here in 1993 citing damage to this bridge as reason. Amtrak ran their Southwind and Floridian trains on this bridge in 1970's.
Abandoned bridge over Wildcat Creek on former Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago and St. Louis Railroad, Vandalia, Terre Haute and Logansport Railroads) in Cutler
Abandoned

Vandalia Railroad Deer Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Part of rail line from Terre Haute to Logansport originally, once hosted Amtrak in early 1970's. Line sold to Winamac Southern in 1990's. Line is abandoned South of Bringhurst to Frankfort, but remains to Logansport
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek on Winamac Southern Railway (former Conrail, Penn Central, PRR, Vandalia, Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern)
Open to traffic

Vandalia Railroad Starr Ditch Bridge (Fulton County, Indiana)
Part of the Vandalia's line from Logansport to South Bend, most of this line was not included in Conrail when it was created after Penn Central went Bankrupt. Line was abandoned , this bridge was abandoned but still survives.
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Starr Ditch/Little Mill Creek on formely Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Vandalia Railroad, others)
Abandoned

Vandalia Railroad Tippecanoe River bridge (Fulton County, Indiana)
Part of the Vandalia's line from Logansport to South Bend, most of this line was not included in Conrail when it was created after Penn Central went Bankrupt. Line was abandoned , this bridge was removed, but abutments and piers remain today.
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Tippecanoe River on formely Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Vandalia Railroad, others)
Removed

Walkway Over The Hudson (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1888 by the Union Bridge Co.; closed to railroad traffic May 8, 1974 due to fire; reopened to pedestrians on Oct. 3, 2009
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland
Open to pedestrians

West Penn - Footedale Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge on West Penn Railway over Railroad & Dunlap Creek Tributary
Removed

West Penn Railroad Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903; converted for pedestrian use in 1999
Through truss bridge over the Allegheny River Back Channel on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail
Converted to pedestrian use in 1999

West Penn Trail - Conemaugh River Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1907
Stone arch bridge over Conemaugh River on West Penn Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Reserve Greenway - Mill Creek Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
bridge on railtrail former( PY&A branch of the PRR.,Penn Central,Conrail)
Deck plate girder bridge over Mill Creek on Western Reserve Greenway
Open to traffic

Western Reserve Greenway - Mill Creek Road Overpass (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Carried PY&A branch of P.R.R.(later Penn-Central,Conrail) over Mill Creek Rd.
Arch bridge over Mill Creek Road on former rail line (now Western Reserve Geenway)
Open to pedestrians

Western Reserve Greenway/NS Overpass (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Former B&O Fairport branch over PRR(PY&A branch)
Pony/through girder bridge over Railroad(former PY&A branch of PRR on Walking trail Former B&O
Open to pedestrians only

Whipple Railroad Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1955;
Pony/through plate girder bridge over OH 821 on Abandoned Penn Central Railroad
Removed

White Pine Trail - Northland Drive Overpass (Mecosta County, Michigan)
Built 1931
Girder bridge over US-131 (Old) on Mdot RR (Abn)
Open to pedestrians only

Winamac Southern - CR475 E Overpass (Cass County, Indiana)
Steel stringer bridge over CR475 E on Winamac Southern Railway in Anoka
Open to traffic

Winamac Southern - Deer Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Interesting that US 35 passes on one side of bridge and Lincoln Pike Road is on the other side, with all 3 featuring different type of bridge structures over Deer Creek.
Concrete deck girder bridge over Deer Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Lincoln
Open to traffic

Winamac Southern - Minnow Creek Tributary Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Located on small stream immediately West of Country Road 325 East. Rail line formerly double tracked, now single.
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of Minnow Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Logansport
Open to traffic

Winamac Southern - South Fork Deer Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Deck girder bridge over South Fork of Deer Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Galveston
In use

Winamac Southern - Unnamed Stream Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
South side concrete abutment damaged, but still open. Train wreck here many years ago damaged this structure and dumped coal cars. Parts of older metal bridge and concrete could be seen up to3 years ago.
Deck plate girder bridge over unnamed creek South of Lincoln, runs into nearby Deer Creek. on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Lincoln
Open to traffic

Winamac Southern - Wabash RIver Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Originally owned by Vandalia railroad, part of the Pennsylvania Railroad Lines West. Rail line once part of the Terra Haute Logansport and Eastern Railroad,Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern, others. Line went to South Bend at one time.
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern, Etc)
Open to traffic

WNYP - Sinnemahoning Creek Bridge (Cameron) (Cameron County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Sinnemahoning Creek on Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

WNYP - Venango Overpass (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over US Hwys. 6 and 19 on Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad


WNYP - Wye Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Parker through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

Wolf Creek Railroad Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Pratt through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on a railroad
Open to traffic

WPRR - Conemaugh River Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1864, replaced in 1907
Lost bridge over Conemaugh River on former Western Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

WRC - Warsaw Flyover (Kosciusko County, Indiana)
Built to Carry the Winona's interurban cars across the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks. Line abandoned in early 1950's.
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern(nee CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway, Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) on Formerly Winona Service Company interurban
Removed

WSRY - Sycamore Street Overpass (Howard County, Indiana)
Built to cross Sycamore and the Kokomo Street Railways, this bridge was known for it's black block lettering on either side spelling PENNSYLVANIA out with the bridge painted silvery grey. Kokomo repainted in last 5 years and added outragous sign.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sycamore Street and formerly Kokomo Street Railways. on Winamac Southern Railway (nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond RR) in Kokomo
Open to traffic

WW - Bunker Hill Bridge (Berkeley County, West Virginia)
Built 1889
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on Winchester & Western RR (former PRR/Cumberland Valley RR)
Open to traffic

York-Hanover Trolley Viaduct (York County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Western Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroads on York-Hanover Trolley
Removed but not replaced