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MERV - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss

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Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over West Branch Conococheague Creek on Railroad
Location
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Accidentally Collapsed
History
Collapsed during track removal ca 1981
Railroads
- Cumberland Valley Railroad (CVRR)
- Mercersburg Railway (MERV)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Penndel Co.
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Southern Pennsylvania Iron & Railway Co. (SPI&R)
- Southern Pennsylvania Railway & Mining Co. (SPR&M)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Also called
PC - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss
PRR - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss
CV - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss
SPR&M - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss
Penndel - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss
SPI&R - Mercersburg Junction Deck Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85803, -77.88547   (decimal degrees)
39°51'29" N, 77°53'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/253168/4415984 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2019: Added by Luke