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AVR - Allegheny River Back Channel Bridge

Photos 

Plate girder approach

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2010

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BH Photo #185809

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River Back Channel on West Penn Railroad (abandoned)
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1880
Railroad
- Allegheny Valley Railroad (AVR)
Design
Wrought iron Pratt through truss bridge with 30 skew
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.46816, -79.97587   (decimal degrees)
40°28'05" N, 79°58'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/586820/4480224 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory number
BH 46987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 21, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • March 3, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Allegheny Valley Railroad", "Railroad"
  • November 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Categories.
  • November 12, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

West Penn Railroad Bridge (E)
Posted February 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this abandoned r.r.bridge?please let me know.thanks.