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NS - Winchester Bridge


Beutiful Sight

N&W 611 going westbound the trestle at Winchester, Ohio on an excursion in 1994.

J. E. Landum, August 1994


View this photo at cincyrails.com

BH Photo #190746

Street Views 


Deck girder bridge over Elk Fork on Norfolk & Southern Railroad
Winchester, Adams County, Ohio
Built 1975
- Cincinnati Eastern Railroad
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Deck plate girder
Also called
Cow Pasture Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.94593, -83.62338   (decimal degrees)
38°56'45" N, 83°37'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/272647/4314049 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 46934 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Cincinnati Eastern Railroad"
  • August 6, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Tall Bridges" due to height
  • December 28, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: correction again Norfolk & Southern Railroad is the up-dated name of Norfolk & Western
  • December 23, 2010: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • December 22, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected name of railroad it carries to Norfolk & Western
  • December 10, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added name of the fork it crosses
  • November 11, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • November 11, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added status update


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  • Nathan Holth


NS - Winchester Bridge
Posted July 4, 2021, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have no clue where a date of 1975 comes from, but that seems highly improbable given the design. It is possible that the bridge was repaired then, but it seems far more likely the superstructure dates to a range of 1900 to 1940.