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Bridge Documented: July 4, 2006
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Bridge Name Facility Carried / Feature Intersected Location Structure Type Construction Date and Builder/Engineer
Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Company Railroad Bridge
Labelle Iron Works Bridge
Railroad (Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Company) Over Ohio River Steubenville, Ohio and Coketown, West Virginia: Jefferson County, Ohio and Brooke County, West Virginia Metal Cantilever 22 Panel Rivet-Connected Baltimore Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed 1917 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Engineer/Design: Albert Lucius of New York, New York
Technical Facts
Main Span Length Main Spans
660 Feet (201.2 Meters) 3

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Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

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This bridge is an impressive, large cantilever bridge. It is one of several railroad cantilever bridges along this stretch of the Ohio River. Each example is unique in its own way.

One report suggested that the bridge was built in 1924. However a historical article from 1917 shows the bridge nearly completed, so it appears that the 1924 date is wrong.

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