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International Railway Bridge

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International Railroad Bridge

Closer scene

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #273319

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Niagara River on Railroad (CN)
Location
Buffalo, Erie County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Builders
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
- Joseph Hobson
Railroad
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.92953, -78.90990   (decimal degrees)
42°55'46" N, 78°54'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/670557/4755108 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buffalo NW
Inventory number
BH 59246 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 2, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • January 24, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • January 18, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info & Photo.
  • January 18, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

International Railway Bridge
Posted February 7, 2017, by Luke

The original bridge was built in 1873, this bridge is a 1901 replacement that reused that bridge's substructure.

:http://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=on...

International Railway Bridge
Posted February 7, 2017, by Daniel Whitcomb (dan [at] buffalothecity [dot] com)