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Amtrak - Valley Creek Road Overpass

Photos 

Valley Creek Road Bridge--October 3, 2010

View of Road headed downsteam

Photo taken by Raymond Klein in October 2010

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BH Photo #182473

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Valley Creek Road on Amtrak and abandoned Conrail P&T Br
Location
East Calan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Twin Stone arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00508, -75.66564   (decimal degrees)
40°00'18" N, 75°39'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/443184/4428533 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downingtown
Inventory numbers
PA 15 3061 0110 1498 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 41513 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2020: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "Haunted"
  • January 22, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • October 14, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added five photos. Added East Calan Twp, to City and name. USGS changed from Unionville to West Chester, PA

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Amtrak - Valley Creek Road Overpass
Posted August 14, 2020, by George A Oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Just found out from a friend of mine who lived near these tunnels that there are urban legends associated with these tunnels.Something to do with ghosts and paranormal experiences linked to possible murders.There are also you-tube videos about these tunnels.

Amtrak - Valley Creek Road Overpass
Posted August 14, 2020, by George A Oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Just found out from a friend of mine who lived near these tunnels that there are urban legends associated with these tunnels.Something to do with ghosts and paranormal experiences linked to possible murders.There are also you-tube videos about these tunnels.