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Canadian National Railway Girder Bridge

Canadian National Railway Girder Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 23, 2012

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Key Facts

Location
Peterborough: Peterborough County, Ontario: Canada
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Movable: Swing (Center Bearing Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1888 By Builder/Contractor: Hamilton Bridge Company of Hamilton, Ontario

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

There are three railway swing bridges in Peterborough. Two are truss bridges, and this one is a through plate girder bridge. The somewhat plain and simple appearance of this bridge is quite a contrast to the truss swing bridges. The bridge includes two deck plate girder approach spans.

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
44.291540,-78.306950

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