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CSX - Erie Canal Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in July 2009

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Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over the Barge Canal (Erie Canal) between Tonawanda and North Tonawanda
Location
North Tonawanda, Erie County, New York, and Niagara County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Baltimore warren through truss bascule with overhead counterweight
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 489.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.02255, -78.87211   (decimal degrees)
43°01'21" N, 78°52'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/673380/4765516 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tonawanda East
Inventory numbers
NY 4453060 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 43067 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1974)
4,000

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 30, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • August 26, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 25, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 13, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 5, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 13, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 16, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info.
  • July 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 27, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

CSX - Erie Canal Bridge
Posted July 9, 2017, by Darlene (dbolsover [at] aol [dot] com)

Has this bridge been open??

Did they operate this bridge when doing the repairs to it??