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NS - Grand River Trestle

Photos 

Looking east from Bank Street

Photo taken by Spacey Stacey Morgan in May 2018

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BH Photo #428050

Map 

Street View 

Description 

First train crossed replacement bridge Sept. 30th; bridge scheduled for dismantling/demolition by Great Lakes Construction by end of 2018.

https://www.news-herald.com/news/lake-county/norfolk-souther...

Facts 

Overview
Steel trestle over Grand River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Painesville, Lake County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Bridge scheduled for dismantling/demolition by Great Lakes Construction by end of 2018
History
Built 1905
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,308.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71665, -81.22722   (decimal degrees)
41°42'60" N, 81°13'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/481098/4618342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Painesville
Inventory number
BH 54839 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (744)
Built during 1900s (6,574)
Closed (2,500)
Deck girder (4,861)
Doomed (1,046)
Girder (8,732)
Have street view (24,327)
Lake County, Ohio (29)
Lost 2018 (111)
Lost during 2010s (2,371)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,506)
Ohio (2,996)
Owned by railroad (10,647)
Painesville, Ohio (5)
Plate girder (6,660)
Railroad (14,001)
Tall Bridges (319)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,712)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2018: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: New bridge in use; old bridge scheduled for demplition by end of 2018
  • May 17, 2018: New photos from Spacey Stacey Morgan
  • November 21, 2017: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is undergoing replacement
  • December 6, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Steel trestle", "Railroad"

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