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International Railway Co. - 18 Mile Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Alex Ranaldi

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Description 

Bridge built for the International Railway Company (IRC) interurban railway line from Lockport to Olcott Beach, later used by Conrail for switching the Van De Mark Chemical plant

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek
Location
Lockport, Niagara County, New York
Status
Abandoned
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
18 Mile Creek Interurban Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.18329, -78.69513   (decimal degrees)
43°10'60" N, 78°41'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/687310/4783748 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lockport
Inventory number
BH 48454 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "International Railway Co."
  • January 16, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info & Photo.
  • March 20, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks

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