Philadelphia & Reading Rail Road

1833-1896
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Forced to reorganize after the Panic of 1893 under suspicion of being a monopoly as well as Archibald A. McLeod's failure to turn the P&R into a major trunk line.

C&F - Jordan Creek Iron Bridge (1889) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; Replaced 1917
Lost Bridge over Jordan Creek on Catasauqua & Fogelsville Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CSX - Rock Brook Stone Arch (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1876; Widened 1912
Stone arch bridge over Rock Brook on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Circle Road Overpass (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Arch bridge on NS
Open to traffic

NS - East Neversink Road Arch (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ?; Extended with concrete 1923
Stone arch over East Neversink road on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Gibralter Road Overpass (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Gibralter Road on Reading Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

Philadelphia & Reading - Milton Bridge (1st) (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia & Reading RR
No longer exists

Philadelphia & Reading - Milton Bridge (2nd) (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; Replaced 1915
Lost Bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia & Reading Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Port Trevorton Railroad Bridge (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853-55 to connect coal mines on east side of river with Pennsylvania Canal on west side; abandoned August 1870 and later demolished
Lost Long through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Trevorton, Mahanoy & Susquehanna Railroad
Removed

Reading - Sacony Creek Covered Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874; Replaced 1909
Lost Through truss bridge over Sacony Creek on Philadelphia & Reading Railroad
Removed but not replaced