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CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Pittsford)

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WestShoreBridgePittsford

Photo taken by Frank Hicks in March 2011

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BH Photo #195441

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Erie Canal on CSX Railroad (formerly NYC RR West Shore Branch)
Location
Pittsford, Monroe County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built for New York Central RR (West Shore Branch), later CSX Railroad
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad (NYWS&B)
- West Shore Railroad (WSH)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Also called
WSR - Erie Canal Bridge
NYC - Erie Canal Bridge (Pittsford)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.09386, -77.51737   (decimal degrees)
43°05'38" N, 77°31'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/295121/4774313 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsford
Inventory number
BH 48434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2016: New photos from Dave King
  • April 17, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 15, 2012: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Upon closer examination of the first wing of the truss, these are actually Baltimore through trusses
  • March 17, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks

Sources 

  • Frank Hicks
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com