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Fourteenth Street Rail Bridge,Louisville,Ky,1906. University of Louisville Photographic Archives

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BH Photo #320579

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad at Louisville
Location
Jeffersonville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, and Clark County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1867-70, replaced in 1919
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Not 100% sure)
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
2 Warren through trusses (not traditional - subtype?)
25 Fink Deck Truss spans
Also called
Fourteenth Street Bridge
Ohio Falls Bridge
Falls of the Ohio Bridge (Original)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.26673, -85.76808   (decimal degrees)
38°16'00" N, 85°46'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/607768/4236127 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65573 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • August 6, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • September 6, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added historical name. Moved name based on current bridge's local name to alt names section.
  • April 4, 2015: Updated by Art Suckewer: Uploaded pictures, changed deck truss type and listed probable builder
  • January 18, 2015: Added by Luke

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