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NS - Beaver River Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by James Baughn in August 2009

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span through truss bridge over Beaver River on the Norfolk Southern Railway between Beaver and Rochester next to the Ohio River
Location
Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to railroad traffic
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Two polygonal Warren through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69795, -80.28944   (decimal degrees)
40°41'53" N, 80°17'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/560031/4505470 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaver
Inventory number
BH 43131 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 23, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 12, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Beaver River NS Railroad Bridge
Posted May 24, 2010, by Gary Sallade (deadfall55 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

According to my brother-in-law, Wes,a structural engineer, this bridge is the heaviest bridge per foot of length in the world !