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NS - Iron Curtain Bridge

Photos 

Iron Curtian Conrail - Cuyahoga River Bridge #1

Open for ship traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #285067

Map 

Videos 

NYC Cleveland Drawbridge

Trains traveling over the drawbridge

Video posted by Steam Crane

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NS Train Going over Bridge! Must Watch!

Geoffrey Moreland

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Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Cuyahoga River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Vertical Lift
Dimensions
Total length: 267.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50000, -81.70938   (decimal degrees)
41°29'60" N, 81°42'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/440793/4594506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 61288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 25, 2019: New photos from Jann Mayer
  • January 6, 2018: New video from Geoffrey Moreland
  • May 23, 2016: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 29, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 27, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 5, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 4, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 25, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • August 10, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Photohome - Pic + Info
  • Luke
  • Flickr - Imagery
  • Geoffrey Moreland
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

NS - Iron Curtain Bridge
Posted July 17, 2019, by Douglas Butler

This lift bridge is delayed canceling trips ,the bridge is stuck in the lower position defaulted for more than two hours on channel 5 news!!!!!!!