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Heritage Railway Bridge

Located in: St. Thomas
Location #5294
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Location Owner:Necrosis
Creation Date: 8/29/2012
Last Updated: 11/11/2012



Description

Images are from April 2011.. .

"Built in 1929 on the site of two previous rail trestles dating as far back as 1871, the trestle spans 1300 meters of the Kettle Creek valley at the west end of the city. The towering structure was built to withstand the weight of two full steam locomotives on separate tracks, a major engineering achievement of its time. Originally built for the Michigan Central Railway, which traversed Southwestern Ontario from Detroit to Buffalo, the trestle and line were most recently owned by CN Rail which declared it surplus. "



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Category: Railway

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Nov/12
Heritage Railway Bridge
Created on:11/11/2012
Created by: Finz519
18 photos
Heritage Railway Bridge
Heritage Railway Bridge
Created on:8/29/2012
Created by: Necrosis
12 photos


Sunshine31 says:
4/14/2019 9:52:29 PM

That trestle is really something to see. It's amazing!

coldfox says:
9/16/2012 5:03:51 PM

If you don't turn left at lights you will end up on Sandy Mount Hill going towards Talbotville

coldfox says:
9/16/2012 5:02:54 PM

On Talbot St past Jumbo down the hill at the major traffic lights at bottom of hill turn left and bridge straight ahead.

coldfox says:
9/16/2012 4:59:12 PM

On the left side of the main pic with the car is the road that becomes Sunset Drive

coldfox says:
9/16/2012 4:56:26 PM

it's on Sunset Drive #4 heading towards shaw's dairy.

bigpaulsmall says:
8/29/2012 11:24:22 PM

Has anyone seen the bridge. Where's that confounded bridge.

timo explorer says:
8/29/2012 6:32:19 PM

Very cool. Where is it?

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