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Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Liberty Street Viaduct

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W-PT Ry. elevated viaduct over Liberty St.

View looking west; Mt. Washington in the distance

Photographer unknown

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BH Photo #308698

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Liberty Avenue on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1904 as an adjunct to the W-PT Freight House to access other RR freight houses in the Point District of Pittsburgh
Railroads
- Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway (P&WV)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (WPTR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44112, -80.00575   (decimal degrees)
40°26'28" N, 80°00'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/584321/4477193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Inventory number
BH 64192 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 14, 2015: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 20, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added categories "Wabash Railroad", "Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway", "Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway"

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