I recognize the name Johnstown as the town that got wiped out by a flood caused by a dam breaking.
|Photo from HAER PA,11-JOTO,141--1 from pa3723|
This seven-arch stone railroad bridge was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1887. It is notable for surviving the famous 1889 flood, but it subsequently formed the base of a dam of debris that accumulated behind it and caught fire on the evening of the flood, burning alive a number of flood survivors trapped in the wreckage. [Bridge Hunter]
Tim Snyder posted two photos with the comment: "Fmr. PRR now NS RR bridge in Johnstown PA."
|Sam Kanish posted|
The famous Johnstown Stone Bridge, Johnstown, PA