Erie Railroad Bridge - Oil City, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt
N 41° 25.954 W 079° 42.601
17T E 607778 N 4587580
Quick Description: Railroad bridge over Oil Creek just north of the Allegheny River.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/10/2012 8:22:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMDPJY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 8

Long Description:
The bridge is of a Metal 7 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed style. There is a pedestrian walkway attached to the bridge but it has been closed for some time now.

Parking is availible near the coordinates of the waymark. Be sure to checkout the other waymarks in the area because there is a fairly rare statue not to far away. Please remember that train bridges are for trains not people and that crossing the bridge on foot is a no no.
Date Built: 1/1/1892

Length of Span:
370 feet


www:
http://www.historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=pennsylvania/oilcityrr/


Parking Coordinates:: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Log your find with a picture of the bridge with yourself or your GPS in the foreground. This shot does not have to be taken "on" the bridge. The shot should show the "truss" structure of the bridge as well.
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