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122 - Aqueduct
124 - Losh's Run
128 - Bailey
132 - Newport
137 - Millerstown
144 - Thompsontown
148 - Mexico
151 - Port Royal
153 - Mifflin
156 - Denholm
160 - Hawstone
165 - Lewistown
169 - Granville
172 - Anderson
174 - Horningford
178 - McVeytown
181 - Ryde
187 - Newton Hamilton
190 - Mt Union
193 - Mapleton
197 - Mill Creek
200 - Ardenheim
202 - Huntingdon
209 - Petersburg
211 - Barree
213 - Spruce Creek
217 - Pemberton
219 - Birmingham
222 - Tyrone
225 - Tipton
227 - Fostoria
229 - Bellwood
234 - Juniata
236 - Altoona



PT 169

West of Lewistown, the mainline crosses back to the south side of the Juniata River on Mayes Bridge. Just west of Mayes bridge sits the next full crossover: LONG. The interlocking is also where the Lewistown Yard lead joins the mainline from the east.

PT 168.2 - Mayes Bridge

The Mayes Bridge, built in 1905, can be seen by turning onto River Rd from RT 103 at Granville. The PA Fish & Boat Commission's Granville Access is a perfect spot to park and view the bridge. Further down, the road passes under the western most arch of the bridge. At the road underpass, an interesting stone engraving commemorates the Chief Engineers and the construction firms who built the Mayes Bridge. Note the old stone piers still stand from the original PRR double track bridge.

1) Westbound 13G passes a couple of fishermen in the early autumn.
2) Eastbound 26T crosses over Mayes Bridge in the late autumn.
3) Eastbound 22W is seen from a different angle. Note that the old piers still stand. (Photo by Dan Hauck)

1) A parked train is seen from the River Rd underpass in Granville.
2) The engraved stone is seen on the north side of the underpass. (Photo by Andrew Gipe)

PT 168.8 - LONG

From the Granville Rd crossing in the middle of the village, LONG can be seen to the east and can be photographed with a telephoto lens. The mainline curves south as it heads west to the long straight before Anderson.

1) Westbound 23W splits the eastbound LONG signals as seen from the crossing. (Photo by Nick Anshant)
2) An eastbound coal drag approaches the Granville Rd crossing. (Photo by Marc Lingenfelter)
3) Eastbound 12G heads toward LONG and the bright morning sunlight. (Photo by Nick Anshant)

1) The WB LONG signals and the Lewistown Yard lead branching off to the left.
2) The EB LONG signals seen from the rear of Amtrak 07T. (Photos by Marc Lingenfelter)

Last Update: 10/31/2012