This bridge is breathtaking and beautiful in itself, but it actually sits next to a second three-span through railroad truss bridge that is quite different looking from this one. This makes this area even more noteworthy.
This bridge is a three-span warren through truss bridge with riveted connections. Each span has six panels. It was designed to two tracks, which accounts for the width of the deck, although there is only one track on it now, which is active and continues to carry trains. The bridge also has one decent sized through plate girder approach span on the south end of the bridge. Plaques on this bridge identify the builder as the American Bridge Company, and give a construction date of 1912. The bridge's abutments and piers are concrete. The bridge has built-up beams extensive v-lacing and lattice, making the bridge an attractive and visually complex structure. The northern truss span has a slightly deeper portal bracing. The reason for this is not clear, although it might be a slightly longer span than the other two spans. The span is otherwise identical to the other two spans.
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