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Yellow Breeches Creek Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Elaine Deutsch

Bridge Documented: July 2015

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Norfolk Southern) Over Yellow Breeches Creek
Location
Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1917 By Builder/Contractor: Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
120.0 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Structure Length
120.0 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is actually two separate superstructures sitting side by side. One has a 1917 Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation plaque on it. The other span is not identical, and instead looks like it may be an older truss span due to its lighter truss members. It is possible one of these spans was moved here from another location. The bridges are skewed. Span length given is a very rough estimate.

 

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