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CSX - Blanchard River Bridge

Photos 

View from Heritage Trail on north

Photo taken by Brenda Plassman in April 2017

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BH Photo #533062

Description 

Can be seen from the Heritage Trail nearby. In 1978 the Central Parkway Bridge was constructed over the Blanchard River over top of this bridge. The knee bracing on this bridge looks like it has been modernized at some point.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blanchard River on CSX Railroad
Location
Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Toledo & Ohio Central Railway (T&OC)
Design
Two-span pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.04088, -83.64416   (decimal degrees)
41°02'27" N, 83°38'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277748/4546663 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Blanchard River (27)
Built 1913 (919)
Built during 1910s (10,070)
CSX Railroad (1,816)
Conrail (1,751)
Findlay, Ohio (17)
Girder (11,343)
Hancock County, Ohio (56)
New York Central Railroad (1,024)
Ohio (4,649)
Open (41,198)
Owned by railroad (13,725)
Penn Central Railroad (1,572)
Plate girder (8,874)
Railroad (16,665)
Riveted (2,643)
Through girder (4,268)
Toledo & Ohio Central Railway (21)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added build date & category "Toledo & Ohio Central Railway"
  • June 12, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman