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Norristown Farm Park Bridge

Photo 

Norristown Farm Park Bridge - March 2009

View from Stony Creek Branch Track looking North

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #134867

Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over SEPTA Stony Creek Branch at dead end of Stanbridge Street in Norristown
Location
East Norriton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroad
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14000, -75.34333   (decimal degrees)
40°08'24" N, 75°20'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/470753/4443352 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lansdale
Inventory numbers
PA 46 7413 1600 0838 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31380 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein
  • February 28, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added SEPTA to description of who owns the RR branch,
  • February 27, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

Sources 

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

Comments 

Norristown Farm Park Bridge
Posted February 11, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this structurally deficient bridge?please let me know.thanks.