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Abandoned CSX - Olentangy River Bridge

Photos 

Abandoned C & O bridge and line into the Grandview Yard, later owned by Conrail, abandoned property now owned by CSX

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in April 2010

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BH Photo #161357

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Olentangy River on Conrail (old B & O) Railroad track
Location
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Status
In use
History
Originally a Baltimore & Ohio bridge leading to Grandview Yards, then transferred to Conrail.. CSX now owns bridge and tracks (currently abandoned)
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Also called
Conrail - Olentangy River Bridge
B&O - Olentangy River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97190, -83.02082   (decimal degrees)
39°58'19" N, 83°01'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/327426/4426593 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Columbus
Inventory number
BH 44792 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (287)
CSX Railroad (1,265)
Columbus, Ohio (59)
Franklin County, Ohio (88)
Girder (8,170)
Ohio (2,927)
Olentangy River (21)
Open (36,892)
Owned by railroad (9,957)
Plate girder (6,273)
Railroad (13,230)
Through girder (3,028)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed status
  • April 6, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Conrail Olentangy Railroad Bridge
Posted September 23, 2011, by Jim McGee (superdutyrules [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is not abandoned. It regularly carrries at least one to three intermodal trains per day by CSX.