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Millsboro Railroad Bridge

Millsboro Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: July 3, 2006

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Abandoned Monongahela Railroad) Over 10 Mile Creek and PA-88
Location
Millsboro: Washington County, Pennsylvania and Greene County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is a seven panel Parker through truss with riveted connections. It sits on concrete piers, and has a through plate girder approach span that also crosses PA-88 at one end and at the other there is a deck plate girder approach span. This bridge is located right at the mouth of Ten Mile Creek, where it empties into the Monongahela River. This abandoned section of rail line appears to be part of the old Monongahela Railroad line. The still-in-use Norfolk Southern owned line branches off of this one just north of this bridge, following Ten Mile Creek. As a result, this abandoned bridge should be considered historic as a contributing structure and feature of the historic rail line.

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