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Pennsylvania Railroad, French Creek Trestle, Spanning French Creek, north of Paradise Street, Phoenixville, Chester County, PA

Pennsylvania Railroad, French Creek Trestle, Spanning French Creek, north of Paradise Street, Phoenixville, Chester County, PA

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Summary

Significance: With its sixteen plate-girder spans of various ages, is an excellent example of American railroads' practice of recycling main-line structures into branches and sidings.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N593
Survey number: HAER PA-519
Building/structure dates: 1891-1892 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1898 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1901 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1914 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1923 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Leonard, H R
Phoenix Bridge Company
American Bridge Company, Pencoyd Plant
Pennsylvania Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail)
Norfolk Southern Railroad
DeLony, Eric N, project manager
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, sponsor
Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail), sponsor
Spivey, Justin M, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer
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Location

Phoenixville (Pa.)40.13302, -75.52953
Google Map of 40.1330229, -75.5295285
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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