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NYC - Big Darby Creek Bridge

Photo 

1910 postcard view - RR bridge is in background behind road bridge

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BH Photo #536764

Description 

This bridge appears to have been later replaced by a three-span bridge, as two piers still remain on the site. The railroad line is now long abandoned and the bridge was removed between 1959 and 1980.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek on New York Central Railroad
Location
Milford Center, Union County, Ohio
Status
No longer exists
Railroad
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18077, -83.43452   (decimal degrees)
40°10'51" N, 83°26'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/292728/4450663 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

8-panel truss (627)
Big Darby Creek (34)
Lost (30,600)
Milford Center, Ohio (2)
New York Central Railroad (1,041)
Ohio (4,875)
Owned by railroad (13,844)
Pin-connected (5,221)
Pratt through truss (6,304)
Pratt truss (10,655)
Railroad (16,787)
Stone Abutments (224)
Through truss (18,241)
Truss (37,281)
Union County, Ohio (51)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman