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B&O - Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge

Photo 

Bridge View at Point Pleasant

Real photo postcard mailed in 1906

Photo taken by Mark Frazier in January 2016

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BH Photo #345113

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Kanawha River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Location
Henderson, Mason County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1888; Replaced 1947
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83312, -82.13212   (decimal degrees)
38°49'59" N, 82°07'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/401736/4298867 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70459 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2016: New photo from Mark Frazier

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

B&O - Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge
Posted January 9, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Sure looks to be a Whipple with a Camelback format.

B&O - Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge
Posted January 9, 2016, by Margot

Nice. Is that a camelback Whipple?