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IORY/NS Overpass

Description 

One of eight overpasses erected as part of an 8.4-mile elevated section (the "Delta Hill") built to carry the Malinta Cutoff portion of the DT&I line over the New York Central and Wabash lines near Delta.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over New York Central Railroad on Indiana and Ohio Railway
Location
Fulton County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built around 1928-1929 for DT&I Railroad
Railroads
- Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad (DTI)
- Indiana & Ohio Railway (IORY)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Appears to be similar in satellite view to the overpass over the Wabash Cannonball Trail, which has a large plate girder span with two T-beam approach spans on each side.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56546, -84.03272   (decimal degrees)
41°33'56" N, 84°01'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/747421/4605784 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
750 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 94079 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

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