Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge
|Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge|
Bridge with Carrie Furnace visible
|Carries||Union Railroad (Pittsburgh)|
|Locale||Whitaker, Pennsylvania and Rankin, Pennsylvania|
|Official name||Rankin Hot Metal Bridge #35|
|Other name(s)||Union Railroad Rankin Hot Metal Bridge #35|
|Longest span||483 feet (147 m)|
|Piers in water||3|
|Clearance below||50.8 feet (15.5 m)|
The Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge (also known as the Union Railroad Rankin Hot Metal Bridge #35) is a railroad truss bridge across the Monongahela River between Whitaker, Pennsylvania and Rankin, Pennsylvania. The bridge is out of service and it hasn't seen a train in almost 40 years.
The bridge was built to carry freight between Whitaker and the USS Carrie Furnace, with the downstream line shielded for the use of hot metal trains. Currently owned by the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area.
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