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PRR - Black Fork Bridge

Photos 

Flood damage

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 85

View this photo at google.com

BH Photo #534954

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Black Fork Mohican River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
Richland County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Destroyed in 1913 flood
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 79.0 ft.
Also called
Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge #146
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70186, -82.37293   (decimal degrees)
40°42'07" N, 82°22'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/384014/4506567 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98859 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck truss (1,974)
Destroyed by flood (754)
Great Flood of 1913 (98)
Lost (30,063)
Lost 1913 (208)
Lost during 1910s (752)
Ohio (4,699)
Owned by railroad (13,739)
Pennsylvania Railroad (1,084)
Railroad (16,675)
Richland County, Ohio (50)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,942)
Truss (36,822)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman