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NS - Oak Harbor Drawbridge

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NYC - Portage River Bridge

OHio

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #285255

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Street Views 

Description 

This swing bridge is fixed in place no longer navigable of ship and boat traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Portage River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Oak Harbor, Ottawa County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic fixed in place
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Swing
Also called
NYC - Portage River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50686, -83.14985   (decimal degrees)
41°30'25" N, 83°08'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/320580/4597257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oak Harbor
Inventory number
BH 61343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1903 (477)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Conrail (828)
Deck girder (4,598)
Girder (8,170)
Have street view (22,572)
Movable (2,712)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
New York Central Railroad (409)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,445)
Oak Harbor, Ohio (3)
Ohio (2,927)
Open (36,892)
Ottawa County, Ohio (18)
Penn Central Railroad (531)
Plate girder (6,273)
Railroad (13,230)
Swing (1,251)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 11, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 10, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 2, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 6, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 13, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler