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NS - New Geneva Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #219367

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Location
Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and Greene County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912-13
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
- J.C. Bland (Engineer)
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Monongahela Railroad (MGA)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 475.0 ft.
Total length: 950.0 ft.
Skew angle
15 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78122, -79.93449   (decimal degrees)
39°46'52" N, 79°56'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/591242/4404018 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Masontown
Inventory number
BH 49993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER PA-528 - Monongahela Railroad, New Geneva Bridge, Spanning Monongahela River, South of Lock & Dam No. 7, New Geneva vicinity, Fayette County, PA