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NS - PA747 Overpass

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Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 4/30/11

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BH Photo #198663

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Rt. 747 on NS
Location
Mount Union, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906 by Pennsylvania Railroad
Builders
- A.C. Shand (Chief Engineer)
- Drake & Stratton Co. of New York City, New York & Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Contractor)
- F.M. Sawyer (Asst. Engineer)
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 59.1 ft.
Also called
PRR PA747 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38750, -77.88245   (decimal degrees)
40°23'15" N, 77°52'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/255335/4474756 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Union
Inventory numbers
PA 31 0522 0450 0986 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 41596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected a builder
  • May 2, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Corrected crossing, added builder
  • February 6, 2011: New Street View added by Jodi Christman

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