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Niles Greenway - Mahoning River Bridge

Photos 

Bridge as of 9/04/11

Photo taken by Bob Harris in September 2011

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BH Photo #231352

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

The Mahoning River Bridge carries the Niles Greenway over the Mahoning River in Niles, Ohio. The Pratt through truss was constructed for the Erie Railroad's Niles & Lisbon Branch.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Mahoning River on former Erie Railroad's Niles & Lisbon Branch
Location
Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Erie - Mahoning River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.17305, -80.75715   (decimal degrees)
41°10'23" N, 80°45'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/520370/4557995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Warren
Inventory number
BH 49578 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Erie Railroad (166)
Have street view (22,550)
Mahoning River (22)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Niles, Ohio (7)
Ohio (2,922)
Open to pedestrians (3,566)
Pin-connected (3,298)
Pratt through truss (4,621)
Pratt truss (8,065)
Preserved (1,069)
Rail-to-trail (1,307)
Railroad (13,196)
Through truss (12,944)
Trumbull County, Ohio (36)
Truss (29,538)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: Updated by Sherman Cahal: Some modifications.
  • October 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Oped to pedestrians
  • July 16, 2012: Updated by Bob Harris: Added new photos of recent progress
  • May 6, 2012: Updated by Bob Harris: New Photographs
  • September 11, 2011: Added by Robert Harris

Sources 

Comments 

Niles Greenway - Mahoning River Bridge
Posted February 22, 2015, by REGINA (reginaann911 [at] gmail [dot] com)

hi .. hate bothering u but there is a Bridge at end of Stephany St. off Robbins. use to be called the Dizzy Bridge by all the neighborhood kids. was told it really isnt a Bridge but a above ground sewer line . do u have any idea ? or can u please find out. thank u so much . Regina

either way please get back with me i am going nuts on this cannot find a single answer . thank u ps. also the proper name for this if possible. kids called it dizzy because they road their bikes and walked on this and its so high up.

Erie Railroad Trestle - Niles & Lisbon Branch
Posted August 5, 2012, by Bob Harris (sigmacts [at] gmail [dot] com)

Sure. Feel free to use any of the images.

Erie Railroad Trestle - Niles & Lisbon Branch
Posted July 27, 2012, by Lori (baby3979 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is beautiful. I was wondering if I could use it for a saying that I have. Similar to to Burning bridges. If it is okay with the photographer please let me know.

Thank you