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Port Perry Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge

Port Perry Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 2, 2021

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Key Facts

Location
Duquesne and North Versailles: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal 11 Panel Pin-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1903 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
410 Feet (124.8 Meters)
Structure Length
1,731 Feet (527.7 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 12 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is one of two impressive railroad truss bridges that are located in this area that is very difficult to access without a boat or a job with the railroad. Having secured access to a boat, HistoricBridges.org presents a large detail-oriented photo gallery for this bridge, but with the constraint that all photos are taken from the river.

Total length given is an estimate, because the Historic American Engineering Record for reasons unknown did not measure or include the length of the two northeastern through plate girder spans in its measurements.

This bridge is next to another railroad bridge.

View Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Documentation For This Bridge

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