Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway

Reporting mark: WLE
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Abandoned W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1956; abandoned in 2001
Abandoned pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Derelict/abandoned Raised

Copeland Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Bypassed Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Closed to all traffic, bypassed

National Road Bikeway - Tunnel (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built 1902, Rehabbed 1949 and 2009
Tunnel under National Road Bikeway (formerly Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad) on US 40
Open to traffic

NS - Fellows Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to rail traffic

NS - Hanna Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to traffic

NS/CSX Overpass (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Former Wheeling & Lake Erie line on New York, Chicago & St. Louis RR
Open to traffic

RT - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1913
Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Works Railroad
Still in heavy use

Saw Mill Run Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Saw Mill Run on WERR/PWRR
Derelict/abandoned

W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1905
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
No longer exists

W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Replaced by a new bridge

W&LE - Maumee River Swing Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Open to traffic

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Bigham Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh; demolished 1905 after several tunnel collapses. Replaced by a RR cut (Bigham Cut).
Lost Tunnel under Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry.
Demolished in 1905 after tunnel collapse

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Greentree Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built early 1900's for Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. to enter Pittsburgh
Tunnel on former Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, currently Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open

West Liberty Avenue Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
1915 Deck plate girder bridge over W Liberty Ave on WERR
Open to traffic

WLE - Adams Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Angle Road Overpass (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over TR167A (Angle Rd.) on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk And Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Banning Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930 by the American Bridge Co.
K-deck truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Bellaire Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1905
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Bellaire
Open to traffic

WLE - Big Sandy Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Ohio)
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway company
Open to traffic

WLE - Chaintown Road Overpass (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1920
Through truss bridge over Chaintown Road (SR 3081) on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Chartiers Creek Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly P&WV RR)
Open to traffic

WLE - Chartiers Creek Bridge #2 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Chartiers Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly P&WV RR)
Open to traffic

WLE - Chartiers Creek Bridge #3 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Chartiers Creek, Pennsylvania Industrial Railroad (formerly P&WV RR) on Wheeling & Lake Erie (Nee PRR)
Open to traffic

WLE - Clairton Plant Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Norfolk and Southern Railway on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Coen Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1900
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Cross Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1903 by the American Bridge Co.
Deck truss bridge over CR 74 (Mingo Jct.-Goulds Rd.) and Cross Creek on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Cross Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Warren deck truss bridge over Cross Creek on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Cross Creek Tunnel (East) (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel for Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Cross Creek Tunnel (Middle) (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel for Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Cross Creek Tunnel (West) (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel for Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Great Stone Viaduct (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built 1867-71, opened June 21, 1871; abandoned 1983
Stone arch bridge over city streets on the former B&O Railroad at the west approach to the Benwood Railroad Bridge. Listed in Landmarkhunter as "B & O Railroad Viaduct".
East portion open to traffic, west portion abandoned

WLE - Greentree Road Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greentree Road on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Little Sawmill Run Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway East (I-376/US-19/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Co. (WE)
Open to traffic

WLE - McIntyre Creek High Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Deck plate girder bridge over TR177A (Shale Rd.) and McIntyre Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk And Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Mill Street Overpass (Harrison County, Ohio)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Street (Ohio 151) on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Millers Run Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh. Original bridge was a 60.0 long through-truss span, replaced at an unknown date with this bridge. Abandoned at an unknown date account of line relocation.
Deck plate girder bridge over Miller's Run on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Derelict/abandoned

WLE - Millers Run Tunnel (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel under Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Morgan Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1920;
Warren through truss bridge over Millers Run on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Ohio River Bridge (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Built 1904 to get the Wabash Railroad into Pittsburgh to compete with the Pennsylvania RR interests in that city
Through truss bridge over Ohio River and WV 2 on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, later NS, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company
Open to traffic

WLE - Ohio River Scenic Byway Overpass (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1960
Deck plate girder bridge over Ohio River Scenic Byway (OH 7) on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Peters Creek Road Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Peters Creek Road and Peters Creek on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Demolished

WLE - Peters Creek Trestle (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Peters Creek and Peters Creek Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Presto-Sygan Road Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Steel stringer bridge over Presto-Sygan Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Rocky River Viaduct (Medina County, Ohio)
Built 1926 replacing an 1890 bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Rocky River on W&LE Medina Branch Railroad, AC&Y Medina Loop
Open to traffic

WLE - Speers Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930
K-deck truss bridge over the Monongahela River on the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway between Belle Vernon and Speers
Open to traffic

WLE - SR 136 Railroad Overpass (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1920
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Sr 136/Dry Run Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company
Open to traffic

WLE - SR 88 Railroad Overpass (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1931
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Sr 88 on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company
Open to traffic

WLE - SR 980 Railroad Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sr 980 on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company
Open to traffic

WLE - Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk And Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Warren Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Whiskey Run Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway (I-376/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE-Cuyahoga River Bridge (Portage County, Ohio)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE/NS Overpass (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE: Craig Road Overpass (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Craig Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE: Finleyville Elrama Road Overpass (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Finleyville Elrama Rd on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE: Mingo Creek Trestle (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Mingo Creek and Ginger Hill Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE: Patterson Road Overpass (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Patterson Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE: Pigeon Creek Trestle (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pigeon Creek, Norfolk Southern Railway, Bentleyville Road, Cracker Jack Road, and Narrow Gauge Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE: Snowden Road Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned tunnel under Snowden Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Derelict/abandoned

WLE: Stone Church Road Overpass (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Stone Church Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic