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Conrail - Monongahela River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by David Yates

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BH Photo #254105

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Abandoned Monongahela Railway
Location
Marion County, West Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Conrail (CR)
- Monongahela Railroad (MGA)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 303.0 ft.
Total length: 815.0 ft.
Also called
MGA - Monongahela River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51987, -80.09200   (decimal degrees)
39°31'12" N, 80°05'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/578047/4374863 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rivesville
Inventory number
BH 54372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • November 9, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Monongahela River", "Riveted", "Monongahela Railway", "Pennsylvania Railroad", "New York Central Railroad", "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Monongahela Railway Bridge
Posted May 18, 2013, by david yates (david_y [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

Thought the bridge deserved a few pics