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IR - Delphos Viaduct

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on Indiana Railroad
Location
Delphos, Van Wert County, Ohio
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1904; Removed ca. 1932
Builder
- Lafayette Engineering Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Railroads
- Ft. Wayne, Van Wert & Lima Traction Co. (FtWVW&L)
- Ft. Wayne-Lima Railroad
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Interurban
- Ohio Electric Railway (OE)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
125' Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss with extensive timber trestle approaches
Also called
FtWVW&L - Delphos Viaduct
Ohio Electric/PRR Overpass
Ohio Electric - Delphos Viaduct
FtWVW&L/PRR Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84351, -84.35906   (decimal degrees)
40°50'37" N, 84°21'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/722643/4524743 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added additional image, original route name, builder, and modified name.
  • January 14, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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