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B&O - Christina River Bridge

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W&W - Christina River Bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #341815

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Christina River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
No longer exists
History
Removed sometime after 1929
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73402, -75.55876   (decimal degrees)
39°44'02" N, 75°33'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/452119/4398386 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington South
Inventory number
BH 70091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (287)
Delaware (125)
Girder (8,171)
Lost (18,940)
Movable (2,712)
New Castle County, Delaware (85)
Plate girder (6,273)
Railroad (13,231)
Swing (1,251)
Through girder (3,029)
Wilmington, Delaware (27)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: HAER image + GPS fix.
  • November 21, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

W&W - Christina River Bridge
Posted November 21, 2015, by Douglas Butler

Evidence of a girder swing bridge in the open position