Muleshoe curve stone bridge - Juniata Township
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers
N 40° 26.096 W 078° 31.194
17T E 710361 N 4478986
Quick Description: This stone bridge was built for the Pennsylvania Railroad and spans old Route 22.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/4/2021 6:38:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM14P5V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 2

Long Description:
This stone arch bridge was built in 1902 by the Pennsylvania Railroad. It was used by PRR, Penn Central RR, and Conrail before being abandoned in 1981. The span is 50.9 feet. It is now part of the 6 to 10 trail of the Allegheny Portage Rail Road and is open to pedestrians only.

The train tracks are gone, but the bridge remains.

To visit it, you can park on either side of the bridge along old route 22, at the Allegheny Portage Railroad visitor center, or at a trailhead for the 6 to 10 trail, or at state game lands 198 parking area along Maple Hollow Road. Some of these will require a longer walk or bicycle ride.
Physical Location (city, county, etc.): Blair County

Road, Highway, Street, etc.: former railroad

Water or other terrain spanned: road, old route 22

Architect/Builder: Pennsylvania Railroad

Construction Date: 1902

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