Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Reporting mark: C&O; CO
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Abandoned NS - Sohl Avenue Swing Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1902
Abandoned through truss bridge over Grand Calumet River on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Abandoned

Big Bend Tunnel (Summers County, West Virginia)
built from 1870-1872 by C&O RR to cut off Big Bend. Legend/tradition names this tunnel as scene of 'Steel Driving Man' John Henry's race with steam drill
Original tunnel built to bypass an 8 mile long bend in the Greenbrier River. Passes between Hilldale, and Talcott West Virginia.
Intact but closed to all traffic

C&O - Baldwin Bridge (Botetourt County, Virginia)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over James River on former Craig Valley Branch of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad
Abandoned

C&O - Charlevoix Channel Bridge (Charlevoix County, Michigan)
Removed in 1990
Lost Through truss bridge over Charlevoix Channel on Chesapeake & Ohio Pere Marquette RR
No longer exists

C&O - Church Hill Trestle (Richmond, Virginia)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Williamsburg Ave/ Gillie Ck/Fulton Gas Works on C&ORR
Removed but not replaced

C&O - Cranesnest River Bridge (Dickenson County, Virginia)
Probably replaced an earlier bridge.
Deck plate girder bridge over Cranesnest River on C&O
Abandoned

C&O - Merrill Coal Co Spur Bridge (Logan County, West Virginia)
Built 1920; Demolished 2014
Abandoned through truss bridge over Guyandotte River on Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Removed but not replaced

C&O - Packs Mountain Tunnel (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Abandoned tunnel for Abandoned Railroad Grade under Packs Branch Road and drainage divide
Derelict/abandoned

C&O - Turntable Bridge (Sanilac County, Michigan)
Installed 1960 by reusing a railroad turntable from Ottawa, WV to replace an older wooden structure; railroad abanded in 1991
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Black River on Chesapeake & Ohio RR (abandoned)
Abandoned

C&O Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Built 1907; Single-lane road added 1920
Parker through truss bridge over Kanawha River on CSX Railroad (Formerly Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad)
Intact but closed to all traffic

C&O Railroad Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1929
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River at Cincinnati
Open to railroad traffic

C&O Railroad Taylor Ditch bridge (Grant County, Indiana)
Once part of heavy duty rail line from Chicago to Cincinatti and points East. Line cut back and this section from Amboy to Marion still survives. Formely carried Amtrak's Cardinal and James Whitcomb Riley passenger trains until 1986.
Timber stringer bridge over Taylor Ditch on Kokomo Grain/Winamac Southern Railway/US Rail Corporation(nee CSX, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad aka Chessie System)
Open to traffic

Cardinal Greenway - Spring Grove Trestle (Wayne County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Branch of the East Branch of the Whitewater River on Cardinal Greenway (formally C & O Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Cardinal Greenway - White River Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca.1920 by the C&O Railroad
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Fork White River on Cardinal Greenway Trail
Open to pedestrians

Cardinal Greenway - Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Once part of the mighty coal hauling C&O railroad, it once hosted freights running between Chicago and coal mines in Appalachia. Later used by Amtrak's James Whitcomb Riley and later Cardinal until route was abandoned in late 1980's.
Deck plate girder bridge over Whitewater River and Sim Hodgin Parkway on Cardinal Greenway Trail (former CSX, C&O railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Cardinal Greenway Trail - 30th Street Overpass (Grant County, Indiana)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over E 30th Street on Cardinal Greenway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Cardinal Greenway Trail - South Meridian street Overpass (Grant County, Indiana)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S Meridian Street on Cardinal Greenway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CERA - Pipe Creek Bridge (Grant County, Indiana)
Once part of heavy duty rail line from Chicago to Cincinatti and points East. Line cut back and this section from Amboy to Marion still survives. Formely carried Amtrak's Cardinal and James Whitcomb Riley passenger trains until 1986.
Deck plate girder bridge over Pipe Creek again on Kokomo Grain/Winamac Southern Railway/US Rail Corporation(nee CSX, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad aka Chessie System)
Open to traffic

Church Hill Tunnel (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1875; Collapsed 1925
Abandoned tunnel under Church Hill on Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Derelict/abandoned

CKIN - Kankakee River Bridge (Starke County, Indiana)
Built 1954
Deck plate girder bridge over Kankakee River on Chesapeake and Indiana Railroad (ex-C&O, CSX Transportation) in English Lake


Craig Creek Bridge (Botetourt County, Virginia)
Built 1886; relocated 1902
Deck truss bridge over Craig Creek on Old Rail Road (Route 817)
Open to traffic

CSX - "Big Sandy Junction" Bridge (Boyd County, Kentucky)
Warren through truss (Camelback designed) bridges over Big Sandy River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Doheny Drive Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1910
Steel stringer bridge over Doheny Drive on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Dunlap Creek Bridge (Alleghany County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Dunlap Creek & Rumsey Road on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - East Branch Twelve Mile Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Remote bridge spanning East branch of Twelve Mile creek.
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over East Branch Twelve Mile Creek on abandoned CSX Transportation (nee Chesapeake and Ohio of Indiana Railroad) in Twelve Mile
Lost

CSX - Eel River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
This was once part of the Chesepeake and Ohio of Indiana Railroad's line from Chicago to Cincinnati. Supposedly one of the most photographed bridges along the C&O route, but I haven't found any evidence to support that claim.
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on former CSX Transportation (nee Chesepeake and Ohio Railroad) in Hoover
Removed

CSX - Hawk's Nest Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Originally built for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Parker through truss bridge over New River
Open to traffic

CSX - IN124 Overpass (Miami County, Indiana)
Removed ca. 1990's
Lost Deck girder bridge over State Road 124 on former CSX Transportation in Peru
Removed

CSX - Mann's Creek Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Completed by C&O 1906 to replace wooden-frame predecessor
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mann's Creek on CSX Railroad (former Chesapeake & Ohio)
Open to traffic

CSX - New River Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1899
Through truss bridge over New River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Schrader Road Overpass (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1927
Concrete arch bridge over TR 288 and Lick Run on C&O Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Snow Creek Culvert (Amherst County, Virginia)
Built 1851
Stone arch bridge over Snow Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Southern Avenue Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1930
Through truss bridge over Southern Avenue on C&O Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Southern Avenue Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1930
Through truss bridge over Southern Avenue on C&O Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Stretchers Neck Tunnel (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1930-32
Tunnel under unknown ridge, CR 25 (McKendree Rd.) on CSX Railroad at Prince
Open to traffic

CSX - Tittabawassee River Bridge (Midland County, Michigan)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tittabawassee River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Triple Crossing Viaduct (Richmond, Virginia)
Built by the C&O Railway in 1901 to link the former Richmond and Allegheny Railroad with C&O's Peninsula Subdivision to Newport News
Deck plate girder bridge over single track of CSX Transportation (mid level) and Norfolk Southern Railway (ground level) on double track of CSX Transportation (former Chesapeake and Ohio Railway) in Richmond
Open to traffic

CSX - Tunnelton Tunnel (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Originally built for 6' gauge. Lined with brick and shortened to 1731 ft. about 1898
Tunnel on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

CSX - VA601 Overpass (James City County, Virginia)
Built 1932, last shown in NBI 2014
Arch bridge over Route 601 on C&O Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Wabash River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Removed 1990's
Lost Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on abandoned CSX Transportation in Peru
Lost

CSX - Wolf Creek Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1946
Deck plate girder bridge over Wolf Creek & CR 82 on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX 8 Mile Road Overpass (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over 8 Mile Road on C & O Railroad
Unknown status

HVSR - Hocking River Bridge #1 (Athens County, Ohio)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Hocking River on Railroad (HSVR)
Open to traffic

HVSR - Hocking River Bridge #2 (Athens County, Ohio)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hocking River on Railraod (HSVR)
Open to traffic

HVSR - Hocking River Bridge #3 (Athens County, Ohio)
Warren through truss bridge over Hocking River on Railroad (HVSR)/Hockhocking-Adena Bikeway
Open to traffic

IERR - Okeana Trestle (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over Buck Run on Indiana Eastern Railroad (C&O)
Open to traffic

James River CSX Transportation Viaduct (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1901 by C&O Railway
Deck plate girder bridge over James River/RR/many streets on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

Lafayette Street Bridge (Williamsburg, Virginia)
Built 1936
Pair of arch bridges over Colonial Parkway on Lafayette Street/C&O Railroad in Williamsburg
Open to traffic above and below

Lowell Pedestrian Bridge (Summers County, West Virginia)
Bypassed 1949 to make an easier curve for newer steam engines
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greenbrier River on Pedestrian Trail
Closed to all traffic

Lower Burton Road Bridge (Floyd County, Kentucky)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Left Fork Beaver Creek on Private Driveway
Open to authorized vehicles only

MQT - Manistee River Swing Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Used to access industry(Paper Mill?) on South side of bridge. Rail line is gone South of here. Has a
Deck plate girder bridge over Manistee River on Marquette Rail, Former C&O Railroad/Pere Marquette/Michigan East and West Railway line in Manistee
Open to traffic

NS - Cincinnati Pike Overpass (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Pratt through truss bridge over Dayton Cincinnati Pike on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Deck truss bridge over Whitewater River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Richmond
Open to traffic

NS - Winding Gulf Viaduct (N) (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Winding Gulf on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Winding Gulf Viaduct (S) (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Winding Gulf on Norfolk Southrn Railway


Pere Marquette - Manistee River High Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1889; Removed 1955
Lost Bridge over Manistee River on former Pere Marquette Railroad in Wellston
Lost

Phoenix Bridge (Botetourt County, Virginia)
Built 1887 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.; Erected here in 1903 by the C&O Railroad; Converted to auto use in 1963.
Pratt through truss bridge over Craig Creek on Ball Park Road (Route 685)
Open to traffic

Portland Riverwalk - Grand River Bridge (Ionia County, Michigan)
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Portland Riverwalk (formerly Chesapeake & Ohio RR)
Open to pedestrians

PRR/C&O Overpass (Grant County, Indiana)
Abandoned pony/through girder bridge over Winamac Southern Railway on former Conrail Railroad
Abandoned

Rapidan Railroad Bridge (Culpeper County, Virginia)
Steel stringer bridge over Rapidan River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Richmond I-95 Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1958 Recon 2002
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over CSXRR/James River/Downtown Richmond on I-95
Open to traffic

SS Badger, Lake Michigan Carferry Service (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built in 1952 by Christy Corporation of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Put into service 1953
Ferry across Lake Michigan on US 10
Operates daily May through October, 2 crossings Spring & Fall, 4 crossings in Summer

The Orange Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1861
Lost Warren through truss bridge over James River on O&ARR
Removed but not replaced

Thurmond Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1951 and 2017
Through truss bridge over New River on CR 25/2 & Railroad tracks
Open to one-lane traffic and one railroad track

TR 169 Overpass (Portage County, Ohio)
Built 1905
Pony truss bridge over CSX Transportation on TR 169
Replaced by a new bridge

US-250 CSX Transportation Bridge (Albemarle County, Virginia)
1940 Pony plate girder bridge over US-250 on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

W&L Pedestrian Bridge (Lexington, Virginia)
Built 1937 as a railroad overpass
Deck plate girder bridge over US 60 (W. Nelson Street) at Washington & Lee University
Open to pedestrians

West State Street Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
ca. 1920 Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over W State St on C&ORR
Derelict/abandoned