Browse Items (89 total)

  • Subject is exactly "Railroad bridges"

Angora railroad bridge

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5173.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)
Location is approximate. This bridge crossed a small stream called Thomas Run or Ameaseka Run, in West Philadelphia. The stream was buried in a sewer by the early 20th century and the railroad now crosses this valley at grade.

Bridge over single-track railroad

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8021.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900 (circa)
Possibly in Chester Heights, Pa.

Brinton’s railroad trestle

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8012.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-06-15
Probably near Concordville. Wooden railroad trestle.

Burmont railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8014.jpg
Date: 1900-08-09
Plate broken in several pieces and badly taped, scanned through mylar without cleaning. This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now Gladstone station was then called Burmont station.

Burmont railroad bridge, old?

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5211-1.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This may be the bridge before the repairs or reconstruction shown in AP-5179 and AP-5180.

Burmont railroad bridge, top view

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8015.jpg
Date: 1900-08-09
This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now Gladstone station was then called Burmont station, which is visible in background.

Burmont railroad bridge, under construction or repair

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5179.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now called Gladstone station was then called Burmont station.

Burmont railroad bridge, under construction or repair

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5180.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
This is the bridge over Darby Creek, on the Media train line. What is now called Gladstone station was then called Burmont station, which appears in the background.

Elkview railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8038.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
"The 853-foot long Elkview Trestle built in 1897 still carries trains. The bridge is located on the former PRR Octoraro Branch which once connected Chester, Pa with the Susquehanna River above Port Deposit." Source:…

Elkview railroad bridge, long distance

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8039.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
"The 853-foot long Elkview Trestle built in 1897 still carries trains. The bridge is located on the former PRR Octoraro Branch which once connected Chester, Pa with the Susquehanna River above Port Deposit." Source:…

Elkview railroad bridge, Painters at

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8119.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Includes farm landscape behind the workmen.

Elkview railroad bridge, top

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8040.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
"The 853-foot long Elkview Trestle built in 1897 still carries trains. The bridge is located on the former PRR Octoraro Branch which once connected Chester, Pa with the Susquehanna River above Port Deposit." Source:…

Mancill’s Mill, Media Water Works

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4121.jpg
Date: 1891-11
Photo taken on same day as AP-4126; see case and coat in foreground of each image. Photo Folder 5036 has prints, one of them dated Nov. 1891. The Media high railroad bridge Is in background.

Media high railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8066A.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Locomotive 177, pulling three passenger cars; stopped on bridge

Media high railroad bridge, diagonal

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8066B.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Locomotive 177, pulling three passenger cars; stopped on bridge

Media high railroad bridge, old

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5016-1.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1898 (circa)
Same view as AP-4114. Trestle on SEPTA Media Elwyn Line, crossing Ridley Creek

Media high railroad bridge, side

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8067.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Locomotive 177, pulling three passenger cars; stopped on bridge. Shows original stone piers for bridge, the supports of which are steel in this photo.