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Pennsylvania Railroad, Safe Harbor Bridge, Spanning mouth of Conestoga River, Safe Harbor, Lancaster County, PA

Pennsylvania Railroad, Safe Harbor Bridge, Spanning mouth of Conestoga River, Safe Harbor, Lancaster County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The bridge is unusual two-level structure built to carry two different Pennsylvania Railroad branches. The low-grade freight line on the upper level was chief engineer William H. Brown's last major project before retirement.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N613
Survey number: HAER PA-531
Building/structure dates: 1905 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1930 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Brown, William H
Pennsylvania Steel Company
H. S. Kerbaugh, Incorporated
Pennsylvania Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail)
Norfolk Southern Railroad
Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad
Belmont Iron Works
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

lancaster county39.93010, -76.37941
Google Map of 39.9301001, -76.3794058
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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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