Philadelphia & Reading Railway

1896-1923
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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 - Belfield Avenue Overpass (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Belfield Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

ESPN - Venice Island Branch Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on ESPN Venice Island Branch
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 - Harrisburg Susquehanna River Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1924, later lengthened with additional spans
Bridge over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Jordan Creek Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1917
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Iron Bridge Road & Jordan Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Willow Creek Arch Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1916
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Willow Creek on NS RR


NS -Leesport Avenue Overpass (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Leesport Avenue on NS RR
Open to traffic

Pencoyd Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900
Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Trail - formerly Pencoyd Iron Works
Open to pedestrians only

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

RBMN - Washington Road Overpass (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Washington Road and creek on RBMN
Open to traffic

Reading - Bingen Road Stone Arch (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Bingen Road on Reading Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Reading RR - Susquehanna River Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia & Reading RR (later Reading RR)
Replaced by a new bridge

West Trenton Railroad Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1912, second bridge at this crossing
Concrete arch bridge over Delaware River on SEPTA/CSX Railroad
Open