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Whipple Railroad Bridge

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Description 

NBI gives a date of 1955 Original build date listed was "1890s"

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over OH 821 on Abandoned Penn Central Railroad
Location
Whipple, Washington County, Ohio
Status
Removed
History
Built 1955;
Railroads
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Also called
PC - OH821 Overpass
PRR - OH821 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52103, -81.41515   (decimal degrees)
39°31'16" N, 81°24'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/464316/4374680 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lower Salem
Inventory numbers
ODOT 8405433 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 68165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2015: New Street View added by John Goold
  • June 24, 2015: Added by John Goold

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Comments 

Whipple Railroad Bridge
Posted January 23, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

WHEW!!!... I thought we were talking Whipple TRUSS here!

Whipple Railroad Bridge
Posted January 14, 2016, by Mark Rhodes (rhodes_mark [at] comcast [dot] net)

It appears from the latest Google aerial that this overpass has been demolished. I wouldn't be able verify such until spring 2016 as I am in Michigan and won't be in the area until then.