Thornton Junction Viaduct

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Thornton Junction Viaduct

Post by terry03 »

There is a viaduct that crosses Walnut Creek just to the west of Erie, Pa. on the Norfolk Southern. Is this the Viaduct they call "Thornton Junction Viaduct"?

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Re: Thornton Junction Viaduct

Post by shlustig »

Thornton Jct. was quite a ways west of Erie, actually just west of Lake City.

Elk Creek was between Lake City and Thornton Jct., and the NKP trestle that spanned the valley did have a partial collapse c. 1970.

The Conrail viaduct (old masonry arch structure) over Elk Creek also had a partial collapse c. 1980's.

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