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Norfolk & Western Railway

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NS - West Marion Street Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W. Marion St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - White River Bridge (North) (Delaware County, Indiana)
Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White River on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Widemouth Creek Tunnel (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton-Deepwater Subdivision
Open to traffic

NS - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Unknown builder, replaced covered bridge formerly at this location. This bridge survived the great flood of 1913 due to Lake Erie and Western Railroad loading bridge down with loaded coal cars.
Pratt through truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on former IMC Nickel Plate line
Preserved as a landmark while trail on old rail corridor crosses MOB next to it

NS - Wiley Drive SW Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Wiley Dr SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Winchester Bridge (Adams County, Ohio)
Built 1975
Deck girder bridge over Elk Fork on Norfolk & Southern Railroad


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


NS - Wirtz Road Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over VA 697 on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Wolf Creek Bridge (Giles County, Virginia)
Built 1924
Deck plate girder bridge over Wolf Creek;Lurich Road on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1946
Warren through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Woodman Tunnel (Pike County, Kentucky)
Tunnel under hillside on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - WV 112 Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1934
Steel stringer bridge over WV112 on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - WV61 Overpass (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1930
Steel stringer bridge over WV61 on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Yagers Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Yagers Lane on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS over CSX Railroad Bridge (Petersburg, Virginia)
Built 1911
Steel stringer bridge over NSRR on CSX RR
Open to traffic

NS Overpass (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Pratt through truss bridge over NSRR (ex-N&W) on NSRR (ex-VGN)
Open to traffic

NS Railroad Bridge - US 42 (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1994
Deck truss bridge over NS Railroad on US 42 in Cleveland
Replaced by a new bridge

NS- Baden Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced a through-iron girder bridge originally erected in 1888
Concrete bridge over Broadway on the Norfolk Southern Railroad at Baden in St. Louis
Open to traffic above and below

NS- Canyon Road Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Girder bridge over Canyon Road and North Fork White Park on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

NS- Sicily Road Railroad Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Girder bridge over Sicily Road and Flat Run on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

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

NS/TRRA Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced an earlier through-iron girder bridge originally erected in 1902
Steel stringer bridge over Terminal Railroad (TRRA) belt line on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open

NW - 3rd Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1901
1901 Deck plate girder bridge over 3rd St/Fogle St/field on NWRR/NSRR
Intact but closed to all traffic

NW - Big Otter Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over Big Otter River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - Breeden Tunnel Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Pony plate girder bridge over West Fork Twelvepole Creek on Old NW Railroad Bed Rd. (CR 3/05)


NW - Bridge #389.70 (Mills County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Bridge #390.73 (Mills County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Bridge #391.25 (Mills County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Bridge #392.11 (Mills County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Ditch on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Coaldale Tunnel (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Abandoned 1950
Abandoned tunnel for Norfolk & Western Railway
Abandoned

NW - Hastie Crossing (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1947; Removed account of line relocation just to the north of this location, ca. 1967
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Vandalia Road & Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Removed

NW - High Bridge (1869) (Cumberland County, Virginia)
Built 1869; Replaced 1886,
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over Appomattox River on Railroad (N&W)
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - High Bridge (1886) (Prince Edward County, Virginia)
Built 1886, Replaced 1914
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Appomattox River on Railroad (N&W)
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - Kenova Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built in 1892, replaced in 1913
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk & Western RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - Little River Bridge (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1903
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Little River on Abandoned Northen and Westrern line aka Lynchburg & Durham Railroad
Intact in good condition, in State Gamelands

NW - Pocahantas Tunnel No. 2 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1915
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on N&W RR
Derelict/abandoned

NW - Quarry Stone Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Quarry road on N&W RR
Removed but not replaced

NW - Scioto River Bridge (Older) (Ross County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - Scotio River Bridge (Chillicothe) (Ross County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Scotio River on Norfolk & Western RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - South Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Abandoned bridge over S Vandeventer Avenue on Norfolk and Western Railroad
Abandoned, rails remain

NW - Unnamed Creek Bridge (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built in 1930, decades after the line was in place
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Creek on Norfolk & Western Railway
Abandoned

NW - Willow Grove Bridge (Shenandoah County, Virginia)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Narrow Passage Creek on Norfolk & Western RR


NW/NS - 4th Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over 4th St on NWRR/NSRR


NW/NS - 5th Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1923
1923 Deck plate girder bridge over 5th Street on NWRR/NSRR


NYC/Erie Overpass (S) (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie Railroad on New York Central Railroad
Abandoned

Oak Street Bridge (Bristol, Virginia)
Built 1925
Concrete tee beam bridge over NS RR on Oak Street
Closed to all traffic; to be replaced

OHCR - Muskingum River Bridge (Conesville) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Norfolk & Western RR in Conesville
Open to traffic

OHCR - Tuscarawas River Bridge (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Pratt through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on Ohio Central Railroad Incorporated
Open to traffic

OHCR - Wakatomika Creek Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1913
Through truss bridge over Wakatomika Creek on Ohio Central Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

Old County Road Overpass (Steuben County, Indiana)
Timber stringer bridge over Indiana Northeastern Railroad on Old County Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Old US63 Overpass (Wapello County, Iowa)
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Wabash Railroad on Old Hwy 63
Replaced by a fill once railroad removed

Ottumwa Wabash Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1888, North span of the bridge collapsed February 13, 1973; Converted into a pedestrian bridge 2007
Through truss pedestrian bridge over Des Moines River on former Wabash RR in Ottumwa
Open to pedestrians/bicycles

P&WV - Copeland Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Bypassed Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Closed to all traffic, bypassed

PRR PSI Track - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built on a stub off of the Kokomo Belt's line into Continental Steel, this track went to the former Public Service Indiana(now DUKE) site on Defenbaugh Street. Tracks were pulled a few years ago. Sits on Highland Parks West side.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Kokomo Belt Railroad, part of Pennsylvania RR(later PC, Conrail) with trackage rights by Nickel Plate, N&W. in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic

Raccoon Crossing Road Overpass (Prince Edward County, Virginia)
Built 1915
Girder bridge over NS Railway on Raccoon Crossing Rd
Open to traffic

Red Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1891; One truss span lost due to collision with a shifted flatcar load 1944; Abandoned in 1995; Converted to trail use in 2006; Raised 2016-17
Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Des Moines River on Principal Riverwalk
Open to pedestrian traffic

Roanoke Locomotive Shop Pedestrian Bridge (N) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NSRR on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Roanoke Locomotive Shop Pedestrian Bridge (S) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1914
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NSRR on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Roanoke Locomotive shop Roundhouse bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR


Roanoke Locomotive Shop Turntable Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Russell Lane Bridge (Lincoln County, Mississippi)
Built ca. 1940; replaced 1992
Lost wooden bridge over the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad on Russel Lane NW
Replaced by new bridge

Salt Trail Bridge, Trestle 1 (Washington County, Virginia)
The Virginia and Tennessee railroad completed the Salt Branch in 1856.
Timber stringer bridge over Clinchburg Road cr748 on Salt Trail
Open to pedestrians only

SB - NKP/NYC Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over NKP, NYC Main Lines on South Buffalo Railroad
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Locomotive Shop Gate 1 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over NS Rail yard on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 1 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Slab bridge over Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 2 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1904
Steel stringer bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 3 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1920
Tee beam bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 4 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 5 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1918
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Rail Yard Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Pratt through truss bridge over NS RR on Pedestrian Path
Still exists. If open then to private pedestrians

Shaffer's Crossing Turntable Bridge (E) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Turntable Bridge (W) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Snyder Road-N&W Railroad Bridge (Paulding County, Ohio)
Timber stringer bridge over Snyder Road on Norfolk & Western Railway
Unknown status

South Bull Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Built 1883
Tunnel under Highway Tunnel on Private Road


South Flat River Norfolk & Western Railway Bridge (Person County, North Carolina)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over South Flat River on NWRR
Intact but closed to all traffic

South Fork Shenandoah River Bridge (Warren County, Virginia)
Built 1941
Deck truss bridge over S F Shenandoah Rv & N&W on VA 55 in Front Royal
Replaced by a new bridge

Stepping Stone Road Overpass (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NS RR on Stepping Stone Road
Open to traffic

Stillwell Street Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Stillwell Street on Norfolk Southern ( Formerly Nickle Plate Road)
Open to traffic

Stoner's Crossing (Williams County, Ohio)
Faux covered top added 2001
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Liberty Street on Wabash Cannonball Trail
Open to pedestrians only

SYRR - Sandusky River Back Channel Bridge (Sandusky County, Ohio)
Built 1906
Through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Sandusky River Railroad
Open to traffic

SYRR - Sandusky River Bridge (Sandusky County, Ohio)
Built 1906
Warren through truss bridge over N. Front St and Sandusky River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Ted Jones Trail - Maline Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built in 1888 by the Detroit Bridge and Iron Works, Detroit, MI.
Deck plate girder bridge over Paul Avenue and Maline Creek on the Ted Jones Trail (former Norfolk & Western Railroad right-of-way) in Ferguson
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians

TLE&W - Maumee River Bridge (Wood County, Ohio)
Built 1916, Rail line abandoned late 70's-early 80's.
Through truss bridge over Maumee River, Wabash and Erie Canal, and US 24(as of 2009) on Toledo, Lake Erie, and Western Railroad(formerly Toledo St. Louis and Western aka Cloverleaf, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk and Western Railway) in Grand Rapids
Closed to all traffic

Town Fork Creek Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge (Walnut Cove) (Stokes County, North Carolina)
Built 1948
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Town Fork Creek on Norfolk & Western Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Triple Decker Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 1948
Concrete tee beam bridge over SR 460 & NS RR on Military Highway US 13
Open to traffic

Tucker Swamp Road Overpass (Southampton County, Virginia)
Built 1915 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Girder bridge over NS Railroad (formerly N&W Railway) on Tucker Swamp Rd (Route 635)


Twin Branch Pony Truss Bridge (E) (McDowell County, West Virginia)
Built 1890 by the Edge Moor Bridge Works
Pony truss bridge over Tug Fork on CR 7
Open to traffic

Twin Branch Pony Truss Bridge (W) (McDowell County, West Virginia)
Built 1890 by the Edge Moor Bridge Works
Pony truss bridge over Tug Fork on CR 7
Open to traffic

UP/NS Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1903, still in use
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Missouri Pacific Railroad
used by railraod traffic

US 20 Railroad Overpass (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over US 20 on CSX/NS/RTA
Open to traffic

UTC - Atlanta Flyover (Tipton County, Indiana)
Built to carry the Indiana Union Traction's line up and over County Road 100 West and the old Lake Erie and Western Railroad which parrallels rail line from Kokomo to Noblesville.
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Hoosier Heritage Port Authority/Indiana Transportation Musuem(nee Peru and Indianapolis, LE&W, Nickel Plate Road, N&W, Norfolk Southern, CERA Railroads) and Country Road 100 West, as well as Blischer ditch on Indiana R
Lost

UTC - West Elwood Flyover (Tipton County, Indiana)
Built to carry the interurban over the LE&W tracks on it's line from Tipton to Alexandria. Bridge and North approach removed long time ago. South approach and all fill recently reportedly removed, no trace remains today.
Lost Bridge over Current Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- Norfolk and Western Railway, Nickel Plate, Lake Erie and Western Railroad) on Former Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Union Traction Interurban, others) in West Elwood
Lost

VGN - New River Bridge (Giles County, Virginia)
Built 1909; abandoned early 1970s
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over New River on Virginia Railway
Removed but not replaced; supports remain

VGN - Sandlick Junction Tunnel (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

Virginia Creeper Trail - Beaverdam Creek Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Beaverdam Creek on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Holston River Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Bridge over Holston River on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Laurel Creek Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Warren pony truss bridge over Laurel Creek on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Laurel Creek Bridge #2 (Washington County, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Laurel Creek on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Town Creek Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
This section of the original railway was completed in 1900, but various trestles were subsequently rebuilt after severe flooding.
Timber stringer bridge over Town Creek on Virginia Creeper (formerly Virginia Carolina Railroad)
Open to pedestrians, Bicycles and horses