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NYSW - Cortland Tioughnioga River Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Southern face of the bridge.

Photo taken by Bruce Roberts in May 2022

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #531478

Street View 

Description 

The HistoricBridges.org entry for this bridge has a fascinating overview under Bridge Documentation!

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Tioughnioga River on New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad
Location
Cortland, Cortland County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builder
- Unknown
Railroads
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway (NYSW)
Design
Per Historic Bridges entry, Metal 6 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.0 ft.
Total length: 415.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.59253, -76.15528   (decimal degrees)
42°35'33" N, 76°09'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/405214/4716214 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97949 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2022: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • May 16, 2022: New photos from Bruce Roberts

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Comments 

NYSW - Cortland Tioughnioga River Railroad Bridge
Posted May 19, 2022, by Bruce Roberts (brobertsa1z2 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thank you, Geoff! I updated the doohickey's caption.

NYSW - Cortland Tioughnioga River Railroad Bridge
Posted May 17, 2022, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

Bruce- Nice pics! That doohickey is a shunt to start the crossing warningsystem.