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PRR - Steubenville Bridge (Oldest)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

View this photo at structuremag.org

BH Photo #436130

Map 

Description 

Two spans were relocated to Pittsburgh and carried California Avenue over Wood Run until 1926

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1863; Replaced 1889
Builders
- Jacob H. Linville of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Piper & Shiffler Bridge Co.
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Linville-Piper variant Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.37579, -80.60869   (decimal degrees)
40°22'33" N, 80°36'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/533218/4469541 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83117 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2018: Updated by Art Suckewer: I think the major comprssion elements of this one are cast iron
  • October 15, 2018: Added by Luke

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Comments 

PRR - Steubenville Bridge (Oldest)
Posted October 15, 2018, by Art Suckewer

Luke,

I think this one conforms to Linville's 1862 patent 34,183.

Regards,

Art S.