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NKP - Buffalo River Bascule Bridge

Photos 

CP Draw, abandoned Nickel Plate drawbridge left in the open position

Photo taken by Paige Miller in June, 2004

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BH Photo #333457

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly Nickel Plate RR)
Location
Buffalo, Erie County, New York
Status
Abandoned and left raised
History
Built 1913
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Through truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Skew angle
41 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86050, -78.84860   (decimal degrees)
42°51'38" N, 78°50'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/675756/4747568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buffalo SE
Inventory number
BH 50875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2017: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 7, 2016: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • December 15, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 2, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 25, 2015: New photo from Paige Miller
  • July 10, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 2, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 1, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited entry
  • January 9, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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