Glenwood B&O Railroad Bridge

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Glenwood B&O Railroad Bridge
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Carries Allegheny Valley Railroad
Crosses Monongahela River
Locale Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Other name(s) Wheeling bridge
Characteristics
Design Pratt truss bridge
Material steel
Total length 2,397 feet (731 m)
Longest span 453 feet (138 m)
Number of spans 3 main
Piers in water 4
Clearance below 50.5 feet (15.4 m)
History
Constructed by American Bridge Company
Opened 1884

The Glenwood B&O Railroad Bridge is a truss bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which carries the Allegheny Valley Railroad over the Monongahela River.

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