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Colliers Trestle

Photos 

Collier Trestle

Stereoscopic View

BH Photo #530555

Description 

Trestle was built by Bells Gap Railroad around 1873 Became Pennsylvania & North Western Railroad Company in 1874 Taken over by Pennsylvania Railroad in 1902

Facts 

Overview
Lost timber stringer Bridge over Unnamed Tributary to Bells Gap Run on Bell's Gap Railroad Trail
Location
Blair County, Pennsylvania
Status
Filled in
History
Built in 1873; Filled In Unknown date
Design
Wooden Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63807, -78.38611   (decimal degrees)
40°38'17" N, 78°23'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/721042/4501865 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
1296 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 97701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,086)
Beam (17,114)
Blair County, Pennsylvania (69)
Built 1873 (122)
Built during 1870s (1,402)
Filled in (99)
Lost (30,043)
Owned by county (21,723)
Pennsylvania (6,313)
Timber stringer (4,392)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com