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Martic Forge Railroad Bridge

Martic Forge Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Elaine Deutsch

Bridge Documented: March 14, 2013

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Key Facts

Location
Rural: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1910 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
92 Feet (28 Meters)
Structure Length
585 Feet (178 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is an impressive high level bridge. It is built to the "tower and girder" style which features deck plate girder spans supported by steel bents. However, this bridge also includes a larger deck truss span over the creek. The bridge has been abandoned, but is being converted into a rail-trail.

 

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
39.907960,-76.328560

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