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NS - Palos Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2008

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BH Photo #155632

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sunday Creek on NS RR
Location
Athens County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Unknown
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Toledo & Ohio Central Railway (T&OC)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52534, -82.07144   (decimal degrees)
39°31'31" N, 82°04'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/407911/4375624 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corning
Inventory number
BH 44183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added railroad owners
  • November 20, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 15, 2014: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • February 20, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

NS - Palos Railroad Bridge
Posted February 26, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

John and Clark,i thought it was a stream gauge but wasn't sure.Thanks.

NS - Palos Railroad Bridge
Posted February 26, 2020, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Another stream gauge with a UHF antenna for remote reading.

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/nwismap/?site_no=03158510&ag...

NS - Palos Railroad Bridge
Posted February 26, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks like either a USGS Streamflow Monitor or a high water detector to assure safe railroad operations.

NS - Palos Railroad Bridge
Posted February 26, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

What is the equipment on the side of the bridge in pictures #3,4 and 5?Doesn't look familiar.