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PRR - Pencoyd Viaduct (1884)

Photos 

Pencoyd Viaduct (Old)

view c1906 looking north

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #505626

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1884; Replaced 1918
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pennsylvania Schuylkill Valley Railroad
Design
Deck truss
Also called
The S Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02553, -75.22659   (decimal degrees)
40°01'32" N, 75°13'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/480665/4430615 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94170 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 1, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs