This abandoned bridge is a fairly lightweight railroad deck truss bridge. Some of the bottom chord of the north span rests in the dirt now. Erik D Neely reports the reason for the dirt is due to later mining efforts to exploit acoal seam. The approach span bent shows signs of very old, riveted additions to the steel which required some v-lacing to be cut. West of this bridge, the railroad goes through a tunnel (abandoned but reportedly still accessible) and another tunnel (may be filled in) and then crossed the Ohio River on the long lost Wheeling Terminal Railroad Bridge.
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