Rating:
2 votes

Columbus & Ohio River Railroad Overpass

Photos 

Bridge Over Railroad (Closed) - CR 16 Near West Lafayette, Ohio

Taken by Panoramio user Mike Bechtol

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #309939

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Columbus and Ohio River Railroad on Township Road 166
Location
Coshocton County, Ohio
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Railroads
- Columbus & Ohio River Railroad (COUH)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27844, -81.76853   (decimal degrees)
40°16'42" N, 81°46'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/434665/4458944 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coshocton
Elevation
800 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 64710 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,087)
Closed (2,638)
Columbus & Ohio River Railroad (14)
Conrail (1,409)
Coshocton County, Ohio (25)
Girder (9,819)
Have street view (26,237)
Ohio (3,308)
Owned by railroad (11,959)
Penn Central Railroad (1,179)
Pennsylvania Railroad (813)
Plate girder (7,597)
Railroad (15,081)
Through girder (3,619)
Wooden deck (6,029)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2020: New photos from David Case
  • December 29, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Pennsylvania Railroad"
  • December 21, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • December 19, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • December 15, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • David Case

Comments 

Columbus & Ohio River Railroad Overpass
Posted July 13, 2020, by David Case

One would need to wait a long time to see a train here. Not much action here anymore. The deck on the bridge is so bad, it is unsafe to walk across.

Township Road 166 Railroad Overpass
Posted December 30, 2017, by Brandon Cooper

What is wrong with watching trains? Trains are relaxing.

Railroad Overpass
Posted December 30, 2017, by Anonymous

Does someone have a problem with rail enthusiasts?

Railroad Overpass
Posted December 29, 2017, by ice pont (sumatra)

Begone foamers!

Railroad Overpass
Posted December 29, 2017, by Brandon Cooper

Looks like a perfect spot for railfanning.