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Pinkerton's Landing Bridge
Looking upriver with Munhall at right. Carrie Furnace visible at left and Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge further upriver
Coordinates 40°24′53″N 79°53′48″W / 40.4147°N 79.8968°W / 40.4147; -79.8968
Carries CSX Pittsburgh Subdivision
Crosses Monongahela River
Locale Munhall, Pennsylvania and Rankin, Pennsylvania
Other name(s) Pittsburgh, McKeesport and Youghiogheny (Pemickey) Railroad Bridge
P&LE Railroad Bridge at Munhall
Design Truss bridge
Longest span 250 feet (76 m)
Clearance below 51.6 feet (15.7 m)
Opened 1883

The Pinkerton's Landing Bridge (officially known as the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Bridge at Munhall) is a truss bridge that carries CSX Transportation's Pittsburgh Subdivision across the Monongahela River between Munhall, Pennsylvania and Rankin, Pennsylvania, United States. The structure's nickname references the 1892 Homestead strike.

Pinkerton's Landing Bridge Close-Up
Detail of the Truss bridge architecture.

It is also known as the Pemickey Bridge, for the Pittsburgh, McKeesport and Youghiogheny Railroad (P. McK. & Y., pronounced "Pemickey") which used to run over the bridge.

Looking downriver: Munhall at left
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