The Parkersburg Bridge crosses the Ohio River between Parkersburg, West Virginia, and Belpre, Ohio. Designed by Jacob Linville, the bridge has 46 spans: 25 deck plate girder, 14 deck truss, 6 through truss, and 1 through plate girder.
This video was made by my Dad on December 23, 2013.
The approach spans were replaced 1898–1900, and the river spans were replaced 1904–1905. The original piers were retained. The steel structure atop the piers was rebuilt between about 1914 and 1917. One channel span was replaced in 1972 after a barge ... www.bing.com
 This drew traffic and trade from Marietta. Today the structure is known as the Parkersburg Bridge (CSX). Parkersburg served as a transportation and medical center for Union forces during the American Civil War. It developed further as a transportation ... www.bing.com
An investigation by the Parkersburg Police Department revealed the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge and the Sixth Street Railroad Bridge, owned by CSX, were dealt glancing blows by the Tensas on Tuesday evening, said Martin. Both impacts were described as the ... www.bing.com
The tied-together barges struck the CSX bridge, which caused the tow to break apart and sent two barges into the bridge on U.S. Route 50 connecting Parkersburg to Belpre, Ohio. The West Virginia Department of Transportation and CSX were asked to send crews ... www.bing.com
When the B&O completed the Parkersburg Bridge (CSX) 1868-1870 to Belpre, it was the longest railroad bridge in the world. The Bureau of the Public Debt, an agency of the U.S. Treasury Department, was relocated from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan ... www.bing.com
CSX ... Work in Parkersburg will begin Wednesday and the project is expected to be completed by the end of the week. About 9,000 feet of rails will be replaced. Parkersburg police tell media outlets that one lane of the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge will ... www.bing.com
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A highway bridge and a CSX railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River in Parkersburg are closed for inspections after being struck by barges that broke free from a towboat this afternoon. No injuries were reported. Lieutenant Herb ... www.bing.com
The bridge will connect downtown Ironton to a traffic signal on U.S. 23 just south of the old Russell viaduct over the CSX railroad tracks ... it was the only Ohio River bridge between Cincinnati and Parkersburg, West Virginia. The city of Ironton ... www.bing.com
This railroad bridge was abandoned by CSX in the mid-1980s. It is approximately one mile west of the old Athens train station. This section of railroad used to connect Parkersburg West Virginia with Cincinnati Ohio and beyond. The bridge spans the Hocking ... www.bing.com