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Pennsylvania Railroad, West Philadelphia Elevated, Parallel to Schuylkill River, north of Arsenal Bridge, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Pennsylvania Railroad, West Philadelphia Elevated, Parallel to Schuylkill River, north of Arsenal Bridge, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

 
 
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Summary

See also HAER PA-71 for related documentation. Includes photographs.
Significance: The West Philadelphia Elevated, part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's program to separate passenger and freight traffic, includes the country's largest brick arch viaduct.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N629
Survey number: HAER PA-38
Building/structure dates: 1903 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1932 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Brown, William H
American Bridge Company
Pencoyd Iron Works
John Goll & Company
Sparks & Evans
Pennsylvania Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation
CSX Transportation
Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad
Philadelphia Department of Public Works
Webster, George S
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, sponsor
DeLony, Eric N, project manager
Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail), sponsor
Spivey, Justin M, historian
Borchers, Perry E, photographer
Elliott, Joseph E, B, photographer
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.99357, -75.08409
Google Map of 39.9935662, -75.0840904
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