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NS - Upper Shellpot Bridge

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NS - Upper Shellpot Bridge

Wilmington DE

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #286994

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Description 

Hasn't opened in 20 years

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Christina River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1888; Rehabilitated 2003;
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad (PBW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72382, -75.55990   (decimal degrees)
39°43'26" N, 75°33'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/452014/4397254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington South
Inventory number
BH 61116 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added image + build date
  • July 3, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 30, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler