railroad bridge


: a bridge for trains
a railroad bridge

Examples of railroad bridge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Family Escapes After Car Crashes Into Home, Causing Fire That Destroyed $1M Baseball Collection The derailment of a coal train led to the collapse of a railroad bridge on Interstate 25 northbound Sunday, causing the death of Henderson, according to CBS affiliate KCNC-TV. Michael Lee Simpson, Peoplemag, 19 Oct. 2023 Musk visited Eagle Pass, where throngs of migrants have for several days been wading across the Rio Grande near a railroad bridge in Eagle Pass, undeterred by coils of razor wire placed along the river banks by the Texas National Guard. Reuters, NBC News, 29 Sep. 2023 The old railroad bridge was built about 1879 by Leighton Bridge and Iron Works of Rochester, New York, as part of the Chicago and North Western Transportation Co.’s rail line, according to HistoricBridges.org. Gloria Casas, Chicago Tribune, 8 Sep. 2023 The San Luis Rey River railroad bridge was built in 1913 and rehabilitated in 1970, according to SANDAG. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Sep. 2023 Additionally, Orcutt indicated Grey Fox Capital has secured the rights to develop nearby vacant property in the Pemberton Drive area on the opposite side of Snow Road, between the eastern railroad bridge and Van Wert Avenue. Beth Mlady, cleveland, 16 Sep. 2023 After passing through Sandwich — where the glass industry first brought train service to the Cape — the tracks trace the south side of the Cape Cod Canal to a turnaround near the Bourne railroad bridge. Patricia Harris and David Lyon, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2023 The San Luis Rey River bridge near the city’s harbor is one of Southern California’s railroad bottlenecks Construction could begin next year on a new railroad bridge to replace the century-old span across the San Luis Rey River near the Oceanside harbor. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Sep. 2023 The current bridges are not the property of the state, but instead are federal assets owned and maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers — which also maintains the Cape Cod Canal and a railroad bridge that crosses it. Matt Stout, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Railroad bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/railroad%20bridge. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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