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LV - Transit Road Overpass

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Lehigh Valley RR Bridge

Now abandoned, this is facing south on Transit Road

Photo taken by Paige Miller in December, 2013

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BH Photo #333447

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Transit Road/NY 78 on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Location
Depew, Erie County, New York
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1937
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Lehigh Valley Railroad (LV)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Also called
LV Buffalo Line Bridge 437.61
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.91015, -78.69688   (decimal degrees)
42°54'37" N, 78°41'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/688000/4753410 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
NY 7030220 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 68296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1937 (764)
Built during 1930s (11,244)
Conrail (1,018)
Curb Columns (156)
Depew, New York (5)
Erie County, New York (155)
Girder (9,138)
Have street view (25,405)
Lehigh Valley Railroad (92)
Lost (22,256)
New York (3,839)
Plate girder (6,948)
Railroad (14,365)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,952)
Through girder (3,396)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,974)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 4, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Removed June 24th and 25th 2017
  • July 25, 2015: New photos from Paige Miller
  • July 4, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Comments 

LV - Transit Road Overpass
Posted July 23, 2017, by Dana and Kay Klein

Glad Paige got photos, GONE!