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Marysville in Perry County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rockville Bridge

 
 
Rockville Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. Rockville Bridge Marker
Inscription. The longest stone masonry arch railroad bridge in the world, one mile to the south, was built 1900-02. With forty-eight arches, it has a length of 3,820 feet. This was the third bridge constructed here by the Pennsylvania Railroad. A wooden structure had been built 1847-49, followed by an iron bridge in 1877.
 
Erected 1986 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.791′ N, 76° 55.852′ W. Marker is in Marysville, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of North State Road (U.S. 11/15) and Myrtle Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North State Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marysville PA 17053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Heckton (approx. one mile away); Fort Hunter History (approx. 1.2 miles away); Slavery at Fort Hunter (approx. 1.2 miles away); United States Slavery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Slavery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Hunter (approx. 1.2 miles away); Simon Girty (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rockville Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Rockville Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Rockville Bridge Marker

1. Rockville Bridge. Additional views of the bridge and photos of the older iron bridge. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Rockville Bridge. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Rockville Bridge - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Rockville Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
3. Rockville Bridge
Looking from an overlook off Myrtle Avenue.
Rockville Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
4. Rockville Bridge
Rockville Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Dave Kerr, October 23, 2004
5. Rockville Bridge
From the east side of the Susquehanna River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,073 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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