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Great side trip for someone with a little extra time while traveling Rt 81

For rail fans, history buffs, architecture geeks, engineers, photographers, nostalgists (?), anyone... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
ET_Bville
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Syracuse
Great view of a old time treasure humbles you in its presence

What a great experience to see in person , there is at least one sister bridge up route 11 North a... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
B S
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Trout Run, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

For rail fans, history buffs, architecture geeks, engineers, photographers, nostalgists (?), anyone who might smile at the idea of a train rolling slowly along a noble historic bridge crossing a scenic wooded valley. I have wandered by it a couple of times. Once was lucky...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

What a great experience to see in person , there is at least one sister bridge up route 11 North a little past Nicholson which might be 1/2 the length. Not much else to do except enjoy the countryside around it, makes a great motorcycle...More

Thank B S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Several years ago we drove a ways on Rt 11 to avoid a traffic jam on I81. We were driving along casually watching the countryside when we came upon this enormous train viaduct! We were amazed at the size of it, but continued on since...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have beautiful mountains and a bridge that is historical and beautiful at the same time. Most people don't know but we have a smaller Tunkhannock bridge up the line. In the fall you can view it from a hillside and the fall folliage is...More

Thank maryannkochanski
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This beautiful structure has been a checkpoint That I was home since I was three the sunset behind it gets me every time

Thank lds1331
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

No doubt this is an impressive architectural and engineering feat for its time and standing underneath it makes you feel very small. While impressive, you can do a comprehensive tour of the bridge in 15 minutes, so it's probably worth a short drive, but not...More

Thank Kevots
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This beautiful bridge is a true wonder of the region and the world . At The top of the bridge the view is unreal . This bridge has a very Intresting American history worth looking into and visiting if your in the beautiful North East...More

Thank vinny v
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A bit over 100 years old, this viaduct spans a wide valley over the Tunkhannock Creek. Saved the railroad miles and time, and it is awesome to view. Trains are much longer now but less frequent, so you aren't likely to see a train crossing...More

Thank DanJanda
Reviewed 30 March 2017

being a bridge aficionado I can tell you this is a massive and totally impressive man-made structure. when you consider the age of the bridge along with how many workers and man-hours were necessary to build this bridge, you will agree! I highly recommend a...More

1  Thank coolfkndude
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Beautiful structure to visit. Amazing to see this iconic train bridge set in the lovely mountains of Pennsylvania.

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