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NS - Elk Creek Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #193051

Map 

Video 

Elk Creek Railroad Bridge near Girard Pennsylvannia with a train crossing

Video taken July 6th around 4PM EST facing South

Dustan Dennington

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Elk Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Lake City, Erie County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902, rehabilitated 1944
Builder
- Ferro Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 1,480.0 ft.
Also called
NKP - Elk Creek Viaduct
Elk Creek Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00394, -80.34801   (decimal degrees)
42°00'14" N, 80°20'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/553992/4650419 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairview
Inventory number
BH 47899 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder from HAER document page
  • July 8, 2014: New video from Dustan
  • January 31, 2011: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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