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NS - Bridge over Powell Creek

Photos 

View from Rt. 147

Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 5/11/2012

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BH Photo #231978

Map 

Description 

When looking at the photos, the east side (under one track) is made of stone and under the other track (west side) is concrete.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Powell Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former PRR)
Location
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
Norfolk Southern Bridge over Powell Creek
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40956, -76.98369   (decimal degrees)
40°24'34" N, 76°59'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/331683/4475105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Halifax
Inventory number
BH 52451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,405)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,149)
Conrail (1,666)
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (116)
Deck arch (11,641)
Norfolk Southern Railway (2,045)
Open (40,265)
Owned by railroad (12,986)
Penn Central Railroad (1,477)
Pennsylvania (5,502)
Pennsylvania Railroad (961)
Railroad (16,101)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • May 13, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added category "Norfolk Southern Railway"

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