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MAPLETON


PT 193

The mainline makes a wide sweeping curve through the village of Mapleton as it follows a ninety degree deviation of the Juniata River. Located on this curve is the PT 193 PRR signal bridge which is easily photographed. A mile to the west the mainline crosses back to the north side of the Juniata River on another stone arch bridge.

PT 193.4 - Along Main Street

Main St parallels part of the curve through Mapleton. Near the US Post Office parking lot is a well kept green which gives a good view of the mainline.

1) Eastbound E-8 special passes through Mapleton with some PRR painted units. (Vince Hammel Jr)

PT 193.8 - The PT 193 PRR Signal Bridge

The signals are located near the Bridge St (RT 655) underpass in Mapleton. A pull off to the north of the tracks will give the railfan a view of the PT 193 signal bridge to the north.

1) Eastbound 924 dramatically tilts through the curve's 4 degree super elevation.
2) Eastbound 12N passes through Mapleton on a summer morning. (Nick Anshant)
3) Westbound 65J roars though Mapleton with a pair of SD40-2's in the lead.

1) The PT 193 signal bridge seen from the rear of Amtrak 07T. (Marc Lingenfelter)

PT 194.9 - Juniata River Bridge

Further up RT 655 towards Mill Creek, there are spots to park along side where one may hike to have a view of the bridge. There is direct sunlight on the bridge in the AM hours.

1) Eastbound 20K crosses the bridge in the late Autumn.

Last Update: 3/7/2013