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Abandoned NYC - Cuyahoga River Lift Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by C Hanchey

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

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BH Photo #278300

Map 

Street Views 

Video 

Big four rail bridge

Abandoned history of the lift rail bridge

Douglas Butler

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Railroads (NS)
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1953
Builder
- McDowell Wellman of Cleveland, Ohio.
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Through truss vertical lift
Also called
Cuyahoga River Bridge No. 5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49418, -81.69799   (decimal degrees)
41°29'39" N, 81°41'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441738/4593852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 60160 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,047)
Built 1953 (277)
Built during 1950s (3,357)
Cleveland, Ohio (103)
Cuyahoga County, Ohio (172)
Cuyahoga River (47)
Have street view (22,550)
McDowell Wellman (1)
Movable (2,710)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,427)
Ohio (2,922)
Owned by railroad (9,932)
Railroad (13,196)
Through truss (12,944)
Truss (29,538)
Vertical lift (410)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 5, 2016: New video from Douglas Butler
  • January 4, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 27, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 10, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • March 7, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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