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Schuylkill River Railroad Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Elaine Deutsch
Bridge Documented: October 9, 2011
Phoenixville: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and Chester County, Pennsylvania: United States
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Main Span Length
90.0 Feet (27.4 Meters)
1,116.0 Feet (340.2 Meters)
15 Main Span(s)
and 1 Approach Span(s)
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Note: McClintic-Marshall Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania built the plate girder span, the rest of the bridge was by L. H. Focht and Sons of Reading, Pennsylvania. Total length given is an estimate.
This bridge is a long, multi-span concrete arch bridge that has fairly large and impressive arch spans. There is also a through plate girder span over a railroad line. The arch spans have incised lines to imitate the
pattern of a stone arch bridge's arch ring.
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