The Rockville Bridge, at the time of its completion in 1902, was, and remains, the longest stone masonry arch railroad viaduct in the world.[1] Constructed between April 1900 and March 1902 by the Pennsylvania Railroad, it has forty-eight 70-foot spans, for a total length of 3,820 feet (1,164 m).[1] The bridge crosses the Susquehanna River about 5 miles (8 km) north of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The eastern end is in Rockville and the western end is just south of Marysville.

The Rockville Bridge, at the time of its completion in 1902, was, and remains, the longest stone masonry arch railroad viaduct in the world.[1] Constructed between April 1900 and March 1902 by the Pennsylvania Railroad, it has forty-eight 70-foot spans, for a total length of 3,820 feet (1,164 m).[1] The bridge crosses the Susquehanna River about 5 miles (8 km) north of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The eastern end is in Rockville and the western end is just south of Marysville.

Rockville Bridge, Harrisburg, PA | blhunter via Flickr - Photo Sharing!  The longest stone Masonry arch railroad bridge in the world, built between 1900/1902. It has 48 arches and is 3,820 feet long.

The longest stone Masonry arch railroad bridge in the world, built between It has 48 arches and is feet long.

Pennsylvania Limited at Rockville Bridge

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Metro Bank Park on City Island is inundated with water from the Susquehanna River. The remains of Tropical Storm Lee have caused major flooding in the midstate. 09/09/2011 SEAN SIMMERS,THE PATRIOT-NEWS

Metro Bank Park on City Island is inundated with water from the Susquehanna River. The remains of Tropical Storm Lee have caused major flooding in the midstate. SEAN SIMMERS,THE PATRIOT-NEWS

Ducks in a row // Harrisburg // Pennsylvania // Susquehanna river // artbynj

Ducks in a row // Harrisburg // Pennsylvania // Susquehanna river // artbynj

1879 Pennsylvania Railroad Postcard @ Vintage Touch $5.00

1879 Pennsylvania Railroad Postcard @ Vintage Touch $5.00

Here is the Susquehanna River as it runs through Susquehanna County on a beautiful day like today! This 27,486 square mile river runs through three states – New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Visit the “Things To Do” section of our website for information on fishing guides and guided kayak & canoe trips and enjoy this beautiful river! Thanks to Joe Bobrowski for the photo!

Here is the Susquehanna River as it runs through Susquehanna County. This square mile river runs through three states – New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Thanks to Joe Bobrowski for the photo!

Harrisburg PA from Wormleysburg    Photo taken about 1973 from near Negley Park in Lemoyne Pennsylvania of the Susquehanna River iced over.

Harrisburg PA from Wormleysburg Photo taken about 1973 from near Negley Park in Lemoyne Pennsylvania of the Susquehanna River iced over.

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