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NS - Lower Shellpot Bridge

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NS - Lower Shellpot Bridge

2005 photo

Photo by Tom Gears, used with permission--other rights reserved

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BH Photo #344796

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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
Builder
- Modjeski & Masters of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (Rehabilitators)
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad (PBW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72855, -75.53369   (decimal degrees)
39°43'43" N, 75°32'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/454264/4397765 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington South
Inventory number
BH 61115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 31, 2015: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • July 3, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 30, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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