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Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Raiload Viaduct

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Photo taken by Cynthia Savage for a National Register of Historic Places nomination; Courtesy of the National Park Service

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BH Photo #360898

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Facts 

Overview
Lost deck plate girder railroad viaduct over G Street N.E. and BNSF Railroad in Ardmore
Location
Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma
Status
Removed
History
Built 1902; Deck plate girder over G street added1909; Section between G Street and 1 Street filled in 1913; abandoned in 1980s; Removed between 2008-2010
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (1902 TPG over Santa Fe ROW)
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (1909 DPG over G Street)
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Railroad (CO&G)
- Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway (GC&SF)
Design
Ralroad viaduct with two plate girder spans, and three wooden trestle segments crossing a city street and a railroad line.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 254.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 2007
Also called
RI - Ardmore Viaduct
RI/GCSF Overpass
CO&G - Ardmore Viaduct
CO&G/GCSF Overpass
CO&G/ATSF Overpass
RI/ATSF Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.18069, -97.11794   (decimal degrees)
34°10'50" N, 97°07'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/673446/3783791 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ardmore East
Elevation
860 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 07001266 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

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