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NS - Grand River Trestle

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Looking east from Bank Street

Photo taken by Spacey Stacey Morgan in May 2018

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BH Photo #428050

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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
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- 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)

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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