Glenwood B&O Railroad Bridge

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Glenwood B&O Railroad Bridge
Coordinates 40°23′54″N 79°55′53″W / 40.3984°N 79.9314°W / 40.3984; -79.9314Coordinates: 40°23′54″N 79°55′53″W / 40.3984°N 79.9314°W / 40.3984; -79.9314
Carries Allegheny Valley Railroad
Crosses Monongahela River
Locale Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Other name(s) Wheeling bridge
Design Pratt truss bridge
Material steel
Total length 2,397 feet (731 m)
Longest span 453 feet (138 m)
No. of spans 3 main
Piers in water 4
Clearance below 50.5 feet (15.4 m)
Constructed by American Bridge Company
Opened 1884
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The Glenwood B&O Railroad Bridge is a truss bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which carries the Allegheny Valley Railroad over the Monongahela River.

See also

External links

  • Glenwood Bridge - B&O RR

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