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Washingtonville in Montour County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washingtonville Bridge

 
 
Washingtonville Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2015
1. Washingtonville Bridge Marker
Inscription. A pin connected Pratt Pony Truss Bridge spanned the Chillisquaque Creek at this site from 1887-1987. The 73 foot span truss was constructed by the engineering firm of Dean and Westbrook of New York City. The patented tubular section Phoenix Column was used for the top chords and end posts of the truss. The bridge was one of the earliest metal truss bridges in Montour County.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 41° 3.419′ N, 76° 40.768′ W. Marker is in Washingtonville, Pennsylvania, in Montour County. Marker is on Bush Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville PA 17821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christopher Sholes (approx. 7.1 miles away); First Iron Rails (approx. 7.1 miles away); Montgomery House (approx. 7.2 miles away); Fort Freeland (approx. 7.2 miles away); Col. Matthew Smith (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Freeland (approx. 7.2 miles away); Warrior Run Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); The North Branch Canal (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Washingtonville Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2015
2. Washingtonville Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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