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B&O - Grand River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder swing bridge over Grand River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Location
Fairport Harbor, Lake County, Ohio
Status
Abandoned with swing span removed
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Pony plate girder swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73841, -81.27544   (decimal degrees)
41°44'18" N, 81°16'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/477095/4620769 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,023)
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (285)
Fairport Harbor, Ohio (1)
Girder (7,921)
Lake County, Ohio (24)
Movable (2,704)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Ohio (2,919)
Owned by railroad (9,804)
Plate girder (6,095)
Railroad (13,078)
Swing (1,247)
Through girder (2,927)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2015: Updated by Luke: Wayward GPS fix.
  • July 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

B&O - Grand River Bridge
Posted January 11, 2016, by John G. Walter (jgwalter [at] mac [dot] com)

I doubt there will ever be any plans to restart use of this bridge. The new activity relates to the line on the river's west shore, which can be seen here.... https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205264643644249&se...

B&O - Grand River Bridge
Posted August 1, 2015, by Blake (blake [at] little-mountain [dot] com)

Center section removed to allow sailboats to navigate up river. New railroad ownership and activity suggests bridge could be put back into service.