Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad

Reporting mark: CCO
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CCO - Falls Branch Bridge (Dickenson County, Virginia)
Built 1915
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Falls Branch on Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad
Open to traffic

Conway Black Road Overhead Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1940
Wooden bridge over Clinchfield Railroad on C-42-1927
Intact but closed to all traffic

CSX - Broad River Bridge (Rutherford County, North Carolina)
Deck truss bridge over Broad River on CSX Transportation Inc. (CSXT), Blue Ridge Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Chestoa-Nolichucky Bridge (Unicoi County, Tennessee)
Built 1907 to replace a timber truss bridge built at this location by the railroad
Deck plate girder bridge over Nolichucky River on the CSX (Clinchfield) Railroad


CSX - Click Tunnel (Hawkins County, Tennessee)
Click Railroad Tunnel at Frisco, Tennessee is one of 55 tunnels on old Clinchfield Railroad, located between Sensabaugh Tunnel 2,000 feet south, and Norfolk-Southern RR Crossing, 1,000 feet north


CSX - Copper Creek Viaduct (Scott County, Virginia)
Completed September 1908
Deck Plate Girder bridge over Copper Creek on former Clinchfield Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Cove Creek Bridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Bridge over Cove Creek on CSXT Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - First Clinch River Bridge (Russell County, Virginia)
Built 1908. The Clinch River was later diverted just south of this bridge into a new channel that bypassed a bend in the river prone to flooding (New channel is to the right in the Street View).
Deck plate girder bridge over Clinch River on Clinchfield (CSX) Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Guest River Viaduct (Wise County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Guest River on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX - Holston River Bridge (Sullivan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1907 as part of first segment of the South & Western RR, later the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio, later the Clinchfield Railroad
Four-span Pratt deck truss railroad bridge over the Holston River, South Fork
Open to rail traffic

CSX - Holston Tunnel (Sullivan County, Tennessee)
Built as part of the O & W's Speers Ferry, VA to Johnson City, TN segment, tunnel rehabilitated 1927
Tunnel under Holston Ridge on CSX (formerly Clinchfield) Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Lake James Bridge (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built 1907
Deck truss bridge over SR 1501/Yancey Road on Clinchfield Rr
Open to traffic

CSX - NC1802 Overpass (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built 1907
Concrete arch bridge over NC 1802/Vein Mountain Road on Clinchfield Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - NC70 Overpass (Mitchell County, North Carolina)
Original bridge on the Clinchfield Railroad going into the Toe River/Nolichucky Gorge
Deck plate girder bridge over Rooster Roost Road, Rooster Roost Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - North Fork Holston River Bridge (Sullivan County, Tennessee)
Construction started in 1907 by the South and Western Railroad Co., and finished in 1908 by its successor, the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad Company
Three-span Warren deck truss bridge over Holston River, North Fork in Kingsport
Open to rail traffic

CSX - Russell Tunnel (Dickenson County, Virginia)
Tunnel on CSX
Open to traffic

CSX - Sandy Ridge Tunnel (Dickenson County, Virginia)
Built 1914 as part of the Elkhorn Extension, the last 35 miles of the railroad built between Elkhorn City, Kentucky and Spartanburg, South Carolina
Tunnel under Sandy Ridge (Tennessee Valley Divide) on CSX Railroad (formerly Clinchfield Railroad)
Tunnel is open to rail traffic, vented in two locations on Sandy Ridge

CSX - Sensabaugh Hollow Road Overpass (Hawkins County, Tennessee)
Built 1905
Tunnel under Csx Railroad on Sensabaugh Hollow Road
Open to traffic

CSX - Sensabaugh Tunnel (Hawkins County, Tennessee)
Bored in 1908, rehabilitated and widened in 1913
CSX (Clinchfield) railroad tunnel in a skewed curve under Sensabaugh Ridge approximately 2,000 feet south of Click Tunnel and 2,500 feet north of North Holston River Bridge -- not to be confused with the Sensabaugh Hollow Road Tunnel 348 feet north
Open to traffic

CSX - Twin Tunnels (Scott County, Virginia)
Two Clinchfield Railroad tunnels on the same tangent at Hill, Virginia
2 Adjacent Railroad Tunnels through Starnes Ridge at Hill, Virginia
Open to traffic

CSX - VA644 Overpass (Scott County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Slab bridge over VA 644 on Csx Railway
Open to traffic

CSX Beaumont Avenue Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1927
Slab bridge over Beaumont Avenue on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX Cleveland Street Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Bridge over Cleveland Street on CSX Railroad (former Clinchfield)
Open to traffic

CSX Lawsons Fork Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Deck truss bridge over Lawsons Fork on CSX Transportation, Blue Ridge Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX Pacolet River Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Deck truss bridge over Pacolet River on CSX Railroad (former Clinchfield)
Open to traffic

CSX Tunnel (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built by the Clinchfield Railroad in order to interchange with Atlantic Coast Line and Piedmont & Northern without going through the Southern Railway yard.
CSX Tunnel under Norfolk Southern Railway (former Southern), Magnolia Street & N. Church Street (US-221/SC-56)
Open to railroad traffic

CSX US176 Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1959
Steel stringer bridge over US176 on CSX
Open to traffic

CSX/NS Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Pony plate girder bridge over Abandoned Railroad (NS) on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

Ezell Road Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1986; replaced 2011
Lost wooden bridge over Clinchfield Railroad replaced with new truss bridge on C-42-395
Open to traffic

Free Hill Tunnel (Washington County, Tennessee)
One of 55 tunnels built 1908-1909 by the South & Western Railroad (Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad), rehabilitated and enlarged 1927
Tunnel under Free Hill on CSX (Clinchfield) Railroad
Open to traffic

Kendrick's Creek Railroad Bridge (Sullivan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1907 as part of the Shannon, VA-to-Johnson City, TN segment of the historic Clinchfield Railroad
Deck plate girder bridge over Kendrick's Creek on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

Lt. Colonel Thomas W. Bonner Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built in 2011 to replace a timber stringer bridge built in the 1940s.
Lost Wooden bridge over Clinchfield Railroad on C-42-1887
Replacement for old single lane timber structure

NS/CSX - 4th Avenue Overpass (Wise County, Virginia)
Built 1939
Bridge over 4th Avenue on CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - A: Ridge Tunnel (Mitchell County, North Carolina)
Built as part of the S & W's Altapass to Marion segment; rehabilitated 1958. The following tunnels are labeled beginning with "A" as the line descends the Blue Ridge.
Tunnel under Blue Ridge, Eastern Continental Divide on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - D: 1st Washburn Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
1st Washburn Tunnel is the 41st tunnel on the historic Clinchfield Railroad, and 4th on the descent of the railroad down the Blue Ridge to Ashford, NC
Tunnel under Washburn Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - E: 2nd Washburn Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built as part of the S & W's Altapass to Marion segment; north end rehabilitated 1925, south end rehabilitated 1913
Tunnel under Washburn Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - F: Quinn Knob Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Quinn Knob Tunnel is the 6th tunnel on the Clinchfield Railroad's historic 'Loops' line descending the Blue Ridge, and is the 43rd tunnel on the line built from Elkhorn City, KY to Spartanburg, SC
Tunnel under Quinn;s Knob Ridge, an offshoot of Washburn Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - G: 3rd Washburn Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
The third in a series of tunnels that surround Washburn Ridge, in the Clinchfield Railroad's historic descent from the Blue Ridge to the Atlantic coast , tunnel rehabilitated 1913
Tunnel under Washburn Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - I: Lower Bridle Path Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built as part of the S & W Railway's historic Altapass to Marion segment
Tunnel under Bridle Path Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - J: Speedy Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built as part of the S & W's Altapass to Marion segment; rehabilitated 1914
Tunnel under Short Extension of the Blue Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - K: Lower Pine Ridge Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built as part of the S & W's Altapass to Marion segment; rehabilitated 1914
Tunnel under Pine Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

The Clinchfield Loops - L: Bird Ridge Tunnel (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Built as part of the S & W's Altapass to Marion segment; rehabilitated 1914
Tunnel under Bird Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)
Open to traffic

Vance Tunnel (Mitchell County, North Carolina)
Vance Tunnel is the 37th tunnel on the historic Clinchfield Railroad, linking the Ohio River Valley to the Atlantic coast flatlands
Tunnel under Vance Ridge on Clinchfield Railroad (now CSX)