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PRR - Black Fork Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

Image from "Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh: A History of the Flood of March, 1913", by Charles Wilbur Garrett, 1913, page 95

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BH Photo #534943

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Black Fork Mohican River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Richland County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Destroyed by the flood of 1913
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Also called
Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge #145
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69831, -82.36014   (decimal degrees)
40°41'54" N, 82°21'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/385088/4506157 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98857 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck girder (6,403)
Destroyed by flood (754)
Girder (11,354)
Great Flood of 1913 (98)
Lost (30,064)
Lost 1913 (208)
Lost during 1910s (752)
Ohio (4,700)
Owned by railroad (13,739)
Pennsylvania Railroad (1,084)
Plate girder (8,883)
Railroad (16,675)
Richland County, Ohio (50)
Riveted (2,653)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,551)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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