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BO - Christina River Bridge

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W&W - Christina River Bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #341815

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Christina River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
No longer exists
History
Removed sometime after 1929
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- Wilmington & Western Railroad (WWRC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73402, -75.55876   (decimal degrees)
39°44'02" N, 75°33'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/452119/4398386 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington South
Inventory number
BH 70091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: HAER image + GPS fix.
  • November 21, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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W&W - Christina River Bridge
Posted November 21, 2015, by Douglas Butler

Evidence of a girder swing bridge in the open position