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CP - Black Diamond Bridge

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CP - Black Diamond Bridge

Photo from Frank's Place blogspot

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BH Photo #444739

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Description 

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Edwardsville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Wilkes-Barre Connecting Railroad (WBC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 1,310.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
Also called
WBCR - Black Diamond Bridge
Wilkes-Barre Connecting Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24809, -75.90498   (decimal degrees)
41°14'53" N, 75°54'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/424175/4566692 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 13, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Cor. design, spans
  • March 23, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build date, name, & link to imagery
  • March 21, 2018: Added by Daniel Barnes

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