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Norfolk Southern Railway

Reporting mark: NS
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Nickel Plate IMC Pipe Creek Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Once part of the Peru and Indianapolis Railroad to connect those two cities(2nd oldest in Indiana), Later saw NYC trains use this line as well. Last used by Central Railroad of Indy RR before abandonment in 1999. IMC denotes Indy to Michigan City.
Deck girder bridge over Pipe Creek on Nickel Plate Trail, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis, others) in Bunker Hill
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate Road Deer Creek bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Built to carry the second oldest rail line in Indiana from Indy to Peru, later Nickel Plate's IMC division, railroad abandoned in 1999, today it is part of the "Nickel Plate Trail" from Cassville just North of Kokomo through Peru and onto Rochester.
Steel stringer bridge over Deer Creek on former Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road IMC line, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis Railroads)
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate Road South Fork Deer Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Once part of the second oldest rail line in Indiana, this bridge was used by trains travelling from Indianapolis to Peru and Michigan City. Last used by rail in early 1990's. Line railbanked and abandoned in 1999. Trail paved and open 2010.
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek South Fork on Nickel Plate Trail(nee Central Railroad of Indianapolis, Norfolk Southern Railway, Norfolk and Western Railway, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis Railroads)
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate Trail - Wabash River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
one of the oldest rail lines in Indiana, this bridge was built by Nickel Plate Road(later Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern). Last used by Central Railroad of Indy, Now Railbanked and property of Indiana Trails Fund
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway, soon Nickel Plate Trail in Peru
Open to pedestrians on Nickle Plate Trail

Nickel Plate Trail Little Weesau Creek Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Weesau Creek on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others)
Open to pedstrians on the Nickle Plate Trail

NJT - Belleville Avenue Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belleville Avenue (Route 506) on New Jersey Transit


NJT - DB Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1899; removed from service 2002
Pratt through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

NJT - Delair Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 as a swing bridge, lift span added in 1960; was the first bridge from Philadelphia to New Jersey
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River on Conrail Shared Assets Operations (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

NJT - Garden State Parkway Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway on Railroad
Don't know

NJT - Mill Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Street & Second River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NJT - New Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over New Street on New Jersey Transit


NJT - North Broad Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over North Broad Street on New Jersey Transit


NKP - Buffalo River Bascule Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1913
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly Nickel Plate RR)
Abandoned and left raised

NKP - Kokomo Creek bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
This bridge is located about where currrently Central Railroad's property ends and Norfolk Southern's begins on this line to Tipton that was once part of the Peru and Indianapolis Railroad one of the first in Indiana.
Deck girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis), soon possibly trail in Kokomo


NKP - Prairie Ditch bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
This wooden bridge carried the former IMC division of NKP Railroad from Peru to Michigan City and was the start of a large grade in Northern Miami County. Arsonist burned the bridge in the 1990's and it was quickly abandoned. Charred pieces remain.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Prairie Ditch on Nickel Plate Trail(former Lake Erie and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern Railway, Central Railroad of Indy, Indiana Hi-Rail Railroads) in Peru
Destroyed by fire

NKP - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Single track, on small grade. Part of former rail line stretching from Toledo, Ohio to St. Louis, Missouri. Last train over this segment was in or about 1999, has been dormant since with nearby bridge and road crossing removed.
Deck plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Central Railroad of Indianapolis, Norfolk Southern, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western Cloverleaf route), soon possibly trail in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic. This segment of railroad recently purchased by Winamac Southern Railway, but no trains have been over this bridge in at least a decade.

Norfolk and Western & Southen-Chapel Hill Street Overpass (W) (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1960
Steel stringer bridge over W Chapel Hill St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk and Western and Southern-Chapel Hill Street Overpass (E) (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1960
Steel stringer bridge over W Chapel Hill St on NSRR/SALRR/N&W & Southern RR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Norfolk Southern - Yazoo River Bridge (Leflore County, Mississippi)
Built 1932
Warren through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern 9th Street Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
1927 Pony plate girder
1927 Pony/through plate girder bridge over 9th St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Abandoned Trestle (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Field on NSRR
Derelict/abandoned

Norfolk Southern Alston Avenue Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
1913
1913 Steel stringer bridge over S Alston on NSRR/CXSTRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Aycock Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over Aycock St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Bear Creek Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Built 1906 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Deck girder bridge over Bear Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Benbow Road Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1927 Steel stringer bridge over Benbow Road on Norfolk Southern RR
Open

Norfolk Southern Broad Street Overpass (Alamance County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Broad Street on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Buffalo Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, South Carolina)
Half-through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on NSRR
Don't know

Norfolk Southern Buffalo Creek Trestle (Cherokee County, South Carolina)
Timber stringer bridge over Branch of Buffalo Creek on NSRR
Don't know

Norfolk Southern Campus Drive Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Campus Drive on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Chapman Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1923 Steel stringer bridge over Chapman St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Church Street Overpass (Alamance County, North Carolina)
1935 Steel stringer
Bridge over Church Street on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Downtown Greenway Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1928 Pony plate girder bridge over Pedestrian Path on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Elm Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Pony plate and deck plate girder bridge over Elm St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Eno River Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
1905 Deck plate girder bridge. The brick abutments were built between 1851 and 1853.
1905 Deck plate girder bridge over Eno River on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Federal Place Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1929 Pony plate girder
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Fulton Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1907 Deck girder over Fulton St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Graham Road Overpass (Alamance County, North Carolina)
Built1927
Deck girder bridge over NC49 (Graham Road) on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern I40 Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1955 Steel stringer bridge
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Kaskaskia River Bridge (Clinton County, Illinois)
Located just north of IL 161, open to railroad traffic.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Kaskaskia River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Lindsay Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built 1927
Steel stringer bridge over Lindsay Street on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Little Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open

Norfolk Southern Market Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built 1940
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Market Street on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern McGee Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
ca. 1925 Pony plate girder with flooring system
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Neal Road Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1950
Steel stringer bridge over Neal Road on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern North Buffalo Creek Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over North Buffalo Creek on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Old Burlington Road Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Old Burlington Rd on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway 12th Street Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1932
Slab bridge over NSRR on 12th St
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway 16th Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1923
1923 Slab bridge over NSRR on 16th St
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway 9th Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1936
1936 Concrete tee beam bridge carries 9th St over NSRR
Open to traffic Posted for load

Norfolk Southern Railway Ayers Road Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1932, rehabed 2017
Timber stringer bridge over NSRR on Ayers Rd
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway Bedford Avenue Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1908
Slab bridge over NSRR on Bedford Ave
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway Branch of Eno River Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
Brick Arch over unnamed Creek on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Built 1906
Warren deck truss bridge over Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss bridge over Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway CSX Transportaion Ralroad Bridge (Petersburg, Virginia)
Built 1911
Steel stringer bridge over NSRR on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway CSX Transportation Bridge (Lee County, North Carolina)
Built 1912
1912 Deck plate girder bridge over CSXTRR on NSRR


Norfolk Southern Railway Indian Run Bridge (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Roanoke River on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway Mountford Avenue Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Built 1936
Concrete tee beam bridge over NSRR on Mountford Ave


Norfolk Southern Railway Overpass (York County, South Carolina)
Bridge over CSX Railroad on Norfolk Southern Railway
Used daily by NS trains

Norfolk Southern Railway SR 1239 Overpass (Orange County, North Carolina)
Built 1953
Steel stringer bridge over SR 1239 on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway SR 1710 Overpass (W) (Orange County, North Carolina)
Built 1946
Steel stringer bridge over Old State Hwy 10/SR 1710 on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway SR1710 Overpass (E) (Orange County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over SR1710/Old State Hwy 10 on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Rockfield Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District. Bridge had stability problems in Nov 2005 that led to shoring up with ballast and pilings drove in by a crane.
Deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) near Rockfield
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern RR All Forks Creek Bridge (Putnam County, Illinois)
Built in 1909 by the King Bridge Co. Cleveland Ohio
Pony/through plate girder bridge over All Forks Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (former New York Central RR)
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern RR All Forks Creek Bridge 2 (Putnam County, Illinois)
Built in 1909 by the King Bridge Co. Cleveland Ohio
Pony/through plate girder bridge over All Forks Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (former New York Central RR)
Open

Norfolk Southern Summit Avenue Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Pony plate girder bridge over Summit Ave on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Tallapoosa River Bridge (Haralson County, Georgia)
Bridge over Tallapoosa River on Norfolk Southern Train Traffic Atlanta to Birmingham
Open to Rail traffic

Norfolk Southern Tate Street Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Tate St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Taylor Street Overpass (E) (Durham County, North Carolina)
1926 Plate deck girder
1926 Deck plate girder bridge over Taylor Street on NSRR
Don't know

Norfolk Southern Taylor Street Overpass (W) (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Taylor Street on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Trinity Avenue Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Trinity Avenue on Norfolk Southern
Intact but closed to all traffic

Norfolk Southern US 29 Overpass (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built 1954
Slab bridge over US 29 on Norfolk Southern RR
Open

Norfolk Southern Washington Street Overpass (E) (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built ca 1927
Pony plate girder bridge over Washington Street on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Washington Street Overpass (W) (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Pony plate girder bridge over Washington St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern-Surgoinsville Underpass (Hawkins County, Tennessee)
Built 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Surgoinsville Creek, Millers Bluff Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk-Southern North Hominy Creek Bridge (Haywood County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss bridge over North Hominy Creek and Sandy Lane on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

North Lindbergh Blvd. NS RR Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over North Lindbergh Boulevard (U. S. Highway 67) on the Norfolk Southern Railroad, just north of Lambert - St. Louis International Airport
Open to railroad traffic

Northwest Blvd Southern Railway Bridge (E) (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

Northwest Blvd Southern Railway Bridge (W) (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1961 Deck plate girder bridge over Northwest Ave on SOURR
Open to traffic

Northwest Boulevard Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over Northwest Blvd on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NRT - Chestnut Creek Bridge #2 (Carroll County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chestnut Creek on New River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NRT - Fries Junction Trestle (Carroll County, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over New River on New River Trail State Park
Open to pedestrians only

NRT - Hiwassee Trestle (Pulaski County, Virginia)
Built 1931
Long through truss bridge over Claytor Lake on Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NRT - VA52 Overpass (Wythe County, Virginia)
Built 1931
Steel stringer bridge over VA 52 on New River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NS - 16th Road Overpass (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Bridge over E 16th Rd on Norfolk Southern RR (former New York Central RR)
Open

NS - 37th Street Overpass (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1907
Arch bridge over W. 37th Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - 3rd Street Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1930
Pony/through girder bridge over Us 60a (3rd Street) on Ns (Southern) Rr
Open to Rail Traffic

NS - 5th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1961
Bridge over Bus 55 / 5th Street on Norfolk Southern Rwy
Open to traffic

NS - 61st Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 61st Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - 6th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1934
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. 6th Street (Business Loop 55) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - 7th Street Overpass (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over 7th Street on NSRR


NS - AL13 Overpass (Winston County, Alabama)
Built 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Al. #13 on Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Albemarle Sound Trestle (Washington County, North Carolina)
Built 1910 for the Suffolk & Carolina Railway, removed ca. 1987
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Albemarle Sound on Norfolk Southern Railway
Removed

NS - Allegheny Tunnel (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Constructed 1851-854, Reconstructed in 1941, Adapted for COFC trains in 1994-1995
Tunnel under Allegheny Mountains on Norfolk Southern Railway (formerly PRR)
Open to traffic

NS - Allen Road Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1931
Concrete deck girder bridge over Allen Rd. on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Anna Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Built 1917
Through truss bridge over Mahoning River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Antioch Spring Bridge (Preble County, Ohio)
Stone arch bridge over Sevenmile Creek Tributary on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Applegate Road Overpass (Richland County, Ohio)
Concrete stringer bridge over Applegate Rd. (TR 431) on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Arnold Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Old US 36 on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic