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URR - Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge

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Photo taken by Kordite

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #269138

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Overview
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Monongahela River on former railroad
Location
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1900
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Union Railroad (URR)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 483.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40880, -79.88572   (decimal degrees)
40°24'32" N, 79°53'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/594545/4473727 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory number
BH 51294 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • October 25, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • November 2, 2012: New Street View added by Tony Dillon
  • February 14, 2012: Added by K. A. Erickson

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URR Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge
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.