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CSX - Little Kanawha River Bridge

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CSX Little Kanawha River Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in July 2015

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BH Photo #341685

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Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Little Kanawha River on Railroad
Location
Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builders
- Fort Pitt Bridge Works of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Superstructure)
- Vang Construction Co. of Cumberland, Maryland (Substructure reinforcement)
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chessie System Railroads (CSRR)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26464, -81.56774   (decimal degrees)
39°15'53" N, 81°34'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/451022/4346297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkersburg
Inventory number
BH 56833 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • June 19, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 19, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 28, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added railroads
  • June 28, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Added categories "Riveted", "Railroad"

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