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NYC - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge

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CCC& St L - Cuyahoga River Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #284489

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Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901; Replaced 1953
Builders
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Warren through truss rolling lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Also called
Big Four - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge
Cuyahoga River Railroad Bridge No.5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49366, -81.69862   (decimal degrees)
41°29'37" N, 81°41'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441685/4593796 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 61132 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder + historical imagery
  • January 23, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke