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PRR - Miami & Erie Canal Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder Rall Bascule Lift bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Delphos, Allen County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901
Builders
- Strobel Steel Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- Theodor Rall of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway (PFtWC)
Design
Deck plate girder Rall Bascule Lift
Also called
PFW&C - Miami & Erie Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84080, -84.34032   (decimal degrees)
40°50'27" N, 84°20'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/724232/4524489 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 20, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • September 1, 2014: Added by Luke

Comments 

PRR - Miami & Erie Canal Bridge
Posted January 21, 2017, by Douglas Butler

I never known that a Rall type bascule bridge was constructed in Ohio there according to the information they're were only 6 of a few Rall types constructed especially in East Chicago Indian and one in Chicago Illinois