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Drummondville Pont Ferroviaire

Drummondville Railway Bridge

Drummondville Pont Ferroviaire

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: April 14, 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Via-Rail) Over Rivière Saint-François
Location
Drummondville: Centre-du-Québec, Québec: Canada
Structure Type
Metal 12 Panel Rivet-Connected Baltimore Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1928 By Builder/Contractor: Dominion Bridge Company of Montréal, Québec

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
150 Feet (46 Meters)
Structure Length
530 Feet (162 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
3 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is an example of a Baltimore truss. Baltimore truss bridges are more common on railway bridges than highway bridges, but are still less common than Warren and Pratt truss bridges of any type. This bridge is a three span example and it was built by the Dominion Bridge Company, a prolific and prestigious bridge builder in Canada. This bridge appears to retain good historic integrity.

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