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NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2015

BH Photo #342628

Map 

Street Views 

Videos 

Abbey road

Discussion of the Nickel Plate railroad lift bridge

Douglas Butler

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Nickle Plate rail bridge

Railroad lift bridge for ship traffic

Douglas Butler

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Nickel Plate RR
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Builder
- Waddell & Harrington of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroad
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48636, -81.69216   (decimal degrees)
41°29'11" N, 81°41'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/442217/4592981 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 61130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2020: New photo from Michael Miller
  • September 26, 2019: New photos from Jann Mayer
  • September 22, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 21, 2018: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • November 17, 2017: New photo from Geoffrey Moreland
  • January 5, 2016: New video from Douglas Butler
  • January 4, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 30, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 27, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 5, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 4, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 13, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Geoffrey Moreland
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge
Posted January 2, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Could be,Luke.I would have to agree with you being that you're more familiar with this than I am.

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge
Posted January 2, 2020, by Luke

The disc in the middle was likely a herald (Design attached.)

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge
Posted January 2, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I noticed a plate or a plaque on the girder bridge over University Road.Am I right or is it a railroad plate or plaque?Hopefully someone can answer this question.

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge
Posted August 5, 2015, by Anonymous

The image used is property of the Akron RR Club:

https://akronrrclub.wordpress.com/tag/calumet/