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WLE - Orrville Crossing

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WLE - Orrville Crossing

This appears to be predecessor trusses

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #512032

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Location
Orrville, Wayne County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad (1850-1949) (W&LE)
- Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway (1990) (WLE)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 148.0 ft.
Total length: 278.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83366, -81.77948   (decimal degrees)
40°50'01" N, 81°46'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/434280/4520584 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2022: New Street View added by Paul Plassman
  • November 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 17, 2021: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • AkronRRClub - Robert Farkas photo 1996
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman