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Pennsylvania Railroad

Reporting mark: PRR
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Panhandle Trail Robinson Run Bridge Near Primrose (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Robinson Run on Panhandle Trail (Old Alignment of the Panhandle Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Paris Avenue Bridge (Stark County, Ohio)
Built 1926
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Abandoned Penn Central Railroad on Paris Avenue
Open to traffic

PAT - Monongahela River Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903; raised in 1912-16 grade separation; rebuilt 1982 for light rail
14 panel Baltimore through truss bridge over Monongahela River, many city streets and I-376 on Panhandle Railroad/ Pittsburgh T Transit
Open to traffic

PAT - P&S Extension Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1865; now part of PAT light rail
Tunnel on Railroad


PATH - Hackensack River Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1930
Through truss lift bridge over Hackensack River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Paxton Street Overpass (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929
Girder bridge over Amtrak (formerly PRR) on Sr 3009
Open to traffic

PC - Boyd Creek Bridge (Darke County, Ohio)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Boyd Creek on Penn Central Railroad
Abandoned

PC - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (2nd) (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built ca. 1925 to replace earlier bridge when canal expanded after acquisition by Army Corps of Engineers, replaced by new bridge 1/4 mile to south as canal realigned and widened in 1960s; Completely removed 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Pennsylvania RR
No longer exists

PC - Christina River Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Christina River on Penn Central Railroad
Removed

PC - Connellsville Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed

PC - Duck Creek Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1893; Abandoned in 1976
Pratt through truss bridge over Duck Creek on Abandoned Penn Central Railroad
Abandoned

PC - Little Duck Creek Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Little Duck Creek
No longer exists

PC - McVeytown Bridge (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Junata River on Penn Central Railroad
Abandoned

PC - Oak Creek Bridge (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1924
Lost Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Oak Creek on Pennsylvania RR
No longer exists

PC - Sand Creek Bridge (Jennings County, Indiana)
Line abandoned in 1976
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Sand Creek on former Penn Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PC - West Fork White River Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Richmond Branch taking trains from Cincinnatti to Anoka(Logansport) and onto Chicago. This line was abandoned when Conrail took over in 1976 and didn't include sections of this line in its company.
Abandoned thirteen-span deck plate girder bridge over West Fork White River and W. Grand Ave. on former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Chicago Great Eastern, Cincinnatti and Chicago Air Line)
Abandoned, the two Northernmost spans gone

PC- Big Sandy Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Ohio)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on Abandoned Penn Central Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Pencoyd Viaduct (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1918 by the former Schuylkill Valley Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad; closed 1986
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Schuylkill River built by Pennsylvania Railroad in 1918, now rail-trail bridge for bicycle/pedestrian use
Closed to rail traffic in 1986, reopened as pedestrian bridge Nov. 2015

Penn Central Big Duck Creek Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Once part of a heavy duty branch line from Anoka(Logansport) to Cincinatti featuring many passenger trains. Not included in Conrail after PC Bankruptcy, line was abandoned on April 1, 1976.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Big Duck Creek on Formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, others)
Abandoned

Penns Creek Path - Poe Paddy Tunnel (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877 by LC&SC, company succeeded by Lewisburg & Tyrone 1879, leased to PRR. PRR successor Penn Central abandoned portion of line with tunnels May 1970.
Tunnel under West Paddy Mountain on State Park hiking trail (former Pennsylvania RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Penns Creek Path - Poe Paddy Tunnel Bridge (Centre County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Penns Creek on Penns Creek Path/Mid-State Trail (former Penn Central/Pennsylvania RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Pennswood Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amtrak on Pennswood Road
Open to traffic

Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (Fayette County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Pennsylvania Railroad State Road 218 underpass (Miami County, Indiana)
Formerly 3 tracks went overhead of the Pennsylvania RR's Columbus line from Columbus to Chicago. SR 218 made a tight turn under this bridge which was later straightened when bridge was removed.
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over State Road 218 and creek on abandoned Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) in Bunker Hill
Lost

Pennsylvania Railroad-White River Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Pennsylvania Railroad (Now CSX)
Replaced by a new bridge

Pigeon Creek Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

PIR - Chartiers Creek Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pratt through truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on PRR Chartiers Branch
Open to traffic

PIR - Chartiers Creek Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Pratt through truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on Railroad (PIR)
Open to traffic

PIR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #2 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Railroad abandoned 1959
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on PRR Chartiers Branch
Derelict/abandoned

PIR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #2 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Pony truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on Railroad (PIR)
Open to traffic

PIR - Chartiers Creek Bridge #3 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Pony truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on Railroad (PIR)
Open to traffic

Pleasantville Sec.(Aban) Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Built 1929
Steel stringer bridge over Pleasantville Sec.(Aban) on US 40
Open to traffic

POHC - Bells Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel under hillside and Hidden Valley Road on P&OC RR
Open to traffic

Point Rock Tunnel (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851; bypassed in 1906
Tunnel on Former PRR
Open to pedestrians only

Prince Street Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1925
Steel stringer bridge over NS RR Robinsville Secondary on Prince Street
Open to traffic

PRR - 13th Street Overpass (Wayne County, Indiana)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over 13th Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - 1st Street Overpass (Henry County, Indiana)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over 1st Street on Pennsylvania Railroad corridor
Abandoned

PRR - Allegheny River Bridge (Larabee) (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900
Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Norfork Southern Railroad (formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

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 - Boot Road Overpass (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903
Stone arch bridge over Boot Road on former Pennsylvania Railroad P&T Branch
Open to traffic; railroad abandoned

PRR - Bow Ridge Tunnel (1864) (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1864
Abandoned tunnel on former Western Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Bow Ridge Tunnel (1907) (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 P&T Branch
Abandoned in 1989

PRR - Bridgeton Road Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Bridgeton Rd on Former Pennsylvania RR in Rockville
No longer exists, only the abutments remain

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


PRR - Burgoyne Road Underpass (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Burgoyne Road on Former Pennsylvania RR P&T Branch
Open to traffic; railroad abandoned

PRR - Calumet River Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Bridge struck 1964 and removed
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Calumet River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by collision

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 - Conestoga River Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Line abandoned after 1972 flood
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Conestoga River on PRR Quarryville Branch
Derelict/abandoned

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 - Crossing near Isenberg Lane (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Built around late 1800s by PRR
Bridge over Farm road on Former PRR CR
Derelict/abandoned

PRR - D&R Canal Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built as grade crossings eliminated in New Brunswick; replaced with current stone arch bridge across Raritan River
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over D&R Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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 PRR Elmira Branch
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 - 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 - Harvard Road Bridge (Delaware County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Concrete rigid frame bridge over Harvard Road on Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced

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 - Keuka Lake Outlet Bridge (Yates County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Keuka Lake Outlet on PRR Sodus Bay Secondary
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 - L&T Little Juniata River Bridge (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Line from Stover (Tyrone Jct.) to Fairbrook built 1881 by PRR subsidiary Lewisburg & Tyrone, but never connected to orig. L&T line Lewisburg-Bellefonte. Line acquired by Bellefonte Central RR 1929, operation discontinued 2-1-1933, track lifted 1942.
Abandoned bridge over Little Juniata on former PRR/Lewisburg and Tyrone Railroad
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 (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate/pony through plate girder bridge over Little Juniata River on PRR
Derelict/abandoned

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 - Lloyd Avenue Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904
Stone arch bridge over Lloyd Avenue on Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR - Mackinaw River Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built ?; Sold to Illinois Terminal after their bridge collapsed after a derailment 1977; Removed 1988
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Pennsylvania
Removed

PRR - Main Street Bridge (Champaign County, Ohio)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pennsylvania RR on Main Street
Removed but not replaced

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 c1972

PRR - Noland Tunnel (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Line abandoned in 1936
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on Pennsylvania RR (abandoned)
Derelict/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 - Octoraro Creek Bridge (Cecil County, Maryland)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Octoraro Creek on Former Pennsylvania RR
Derelict/abandoned