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B&O - Little Kanawha River Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #436127

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Railroad
Location
Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883; Replaced 1924
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Ohio River Railroad (1882-1912)
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26464, -81.56777   (decimal degrees)
39°15'53" N, 81°34'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/451018/4346298 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkersburg
Inventory number
BH 56834 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • June 28, 2013: Added by Robert Elder

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B&O - Little Kanawha River Bridge (Old)
Posted October 15, 2018, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Luke,

Something isn't right. Note the Phoenix style plaque on the main span.

Regards,

Art S.