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Banning Railroad Bridge

Banning Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: August 2007

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Wheeling and Lake Erie) Over Youghiogheny River
Location
Rural (Banning): Fayette County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal Rivet-Connected K-Truss Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1930 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
1582 Feet (482.19 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This website features only a few photos of this bridge, mainly just to document the fact that this bridge exists and is worth a visit, due to its rare K-truss configuration. K-truss bridges can be found in states like Oklahoma, but are practically unheard of in Pennsylvania.

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