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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Bridge #460

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Bridge #460

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 24, 2007

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (CSX) Over Cuyahoga River
Location
Cleveland: Cuyahoga County, Ohio: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1906 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Engineer/Design: Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company of Chicago, Illinois

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
160 Feet (48.77 Meters)
Structure Length
205 Feet (62.48 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge, which remains in use, is significant because it is a documented example of the patented bascule form that the Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company aggressively maintained its rights to. The bridge is also among the oldest of Cleveland's railroad bridges. This bridge is similar to B&O Railroad Bridge #464 for those reasons.

Poor lighting during the visit to this bridge limits the available photos for this structure.

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