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Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction - 20 Mile Creek Trestle

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Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction - 20 Mile Creek Trestle

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BH Photo #508101

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Twenty Mile Creek on Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co.
Location
Erie County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co.
- Interurban
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 900.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.23873, -79.77535   (decimal degrees)
42°14'19" N, 79°46'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/601043/4677009 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94459 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. (1)
Built 1901 (582)
Built during 1900s (7,734)
Deck girder (6,397)
Deck truss (1,973)
Erie County, Pennsylvania (79)
Girder (11,343)
Interurban (1,023)
Lost (29,894)
Lost 1933 (87)
Lost during 1930s (1,067)
Owned by railroad (13,725)
Pennsylvania (6,305)
Plate girder (8,874)
Railroad (16,665)
Total length 500-1000 feet (3,130)
Truss (36,669)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • September 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com