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Pine Gap Norfolk Western Bridge

Map 

Description 

Deck girder bridge, rusted with age, but still carrying freight daily.

Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge over Pine Gap Rd on Norfolk Western Railroad
Location
Adams County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Design
Deck girder bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95744, -83.34041   (decimal degrees)
38°57'27" N, 83°20'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/297206/4314658 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jaybird
Inventory numbers
ODOT 137804 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 47720 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Adams County, Ohio (36)
Built 1931 (844)
Built during 1930s (10,981)
Deck truss (1,578)
Ohio (3,027)
Open (38,111)
Owned by railroad (10,907)
Railroad (14,242)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,410)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,843)
Truss (30,745)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Wrong bridge, this is a Deck girder bridge
  • January 15, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net