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Ernest Mines Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #217591

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over McKee Run on Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway
Location
Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1903
Railroad
- Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad (BR&P)
Design
Modified Baltimore through truss with vertical endposts
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67843, -79.17269   (decimal degrees)
40°40'42" N, 79°10'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/654428/4504666 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ernest
Inventory number
BH 49840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER PA-262 - Ernest Mines Railroad Bridge, Spanning McKee Run, at Ernest Mines Site, Ernest, Indiana County, PA

Comments 

Ernest Mines Railroad Bridge
Posted February 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this r.r. bridge?please let me know.thanks.