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Southern Railway

Reporting mark: SOU
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5th Street Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1928 Pony/through plate girder bridge over 5th St on SOURR/NSRR
Open to traffic

6th Street Southern Railway Bridge (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)
Abandoned concrete tee beam bridge over 6th Street on SOURR
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned SOU - Sucarnoochee River Bridge (Sumter County, Alabama)
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Sucarnoochee River on Southern RR (abandoned)
Abandoned

Aden Road Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
Built 1882; relocated by railroad early 1900s; removed 2016 for renovation with new bridge added; reopened March 2019
Through truss bridge over Southern Railroad on Aden Road in Nokesville
Open to traffic.

Aldridge Road Trestle (Walker County, Alabama)
Built c. 1920s, abandoned 1980s, demolished c. 2000
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Aldridge Road on SOU RR
Removed

Blackwater Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
ca1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackwater Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Broadway Viaduct (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1927
Concrete tee bridge over Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on U.S. 11, U.S. 70, U.S. 441, State Highway 33 in downtown Knoxville
Closed, being demolished after which new spans will be built by the State DOT

Calderwood Dam Railroad Bridge (Blount County, Tennessee)
Built 1909
Lost Bridge over Little Tennessee River on Former Railroad
Only the piers remain

CG - 1853 Brick Arch Viaduct (Chatham County, Georgia)
Built 1853
Four-span brick arch bridge over Ogeechee Canal and W. Boundary Street on the Central of Georgia Railway in Savannah
Rail line discontinued

CHAT - Columbia Railroad Bridge (Houston County, Alabama)
Built mid-1970s to replace swing span immediately downstream
Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Chattahoochee River on Chattahoochee Bay Railroad
Open to traffic

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 for the Cincinnati Southern Railway, replaced in 1955
Lost Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Burnside
Replaced by a new bridge

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Burnside) (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1950 as a part of the Lake Cumberland project
Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Cincinnati Southern Railway and leased by Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

CNTP - New River Viaduct (3rd) (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1908; Replaced by a new bridge and mostly removed 1963
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over New River once carried Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway's Cincinnati Southern Railroad (later Norfolk Southern), before being bypassed
Abandoned

CNTP - New Tunnel 22 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1963 as part of the tunnel bypass program which replaced tunnels 22, 23 and 24 with new 22 and new 24 and built the Emory River Bridge between the two new tunnels. It was placed in service Nov. 12, 1962.
Tunnels through mountain on Railroad, approximately 40 - 50 trains per 24 hour period
Open to traffic

CNTP - Rock Creek Bridge #1 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1906 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Deck girder bridge over Rock Creek on railroad
Open

CNTP - Tunnel 19 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic

CNTP - Tunnel 21 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Lost Tunnel
Removed but not replaced; 'daylighted' that is, top blown off and cut made.

CNTP - Tunnel 23 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic, near prefect condition

CNTP - Tunnel 8 (McCreary County, Kentucky)
Built in 1879, bypassed in the extensive 1961-63 bypass program.
Abandoned tunnel on trail
Derelict/abandoned

Cotton Mill Trestle (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over Fishing Creek/Carroll Ave/NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

CSX - E Durham Road Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Built 1905
Deck plate girder ridge on CSX and NS RR over E. Durham Rd
Open to traffic

CSX - Savannah River Bascule Bridge (Richmond County, Georgia)
Built 1912
Warren through truss bridge over Savannah River on CSX Railroad
Open

CSX Cumberland Gap Tunnel (Claiborne County, Tennessee)
Built in 1888 -1889 by the Powell's Valley Railroad; sold the same year to the Knoxville, Cumberland Gap and Louisville Railroad; sold in 1896 to the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Now owned by CSX Railroad to connect Norfolk-Southern RR
Tunnel under Cumberland Mountain on CSX Railroad at Cumberland Gap
Open to traffic

DCRR - Patoka River Bridge #1 (Dubois County, Indiana)
Railroad Bridge over the Patoka River Southwest of Dubois
Appears to be open to traffic

DCRR - Patoka River Bridge #2 (Dubois County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Patoka River on Dubois County Railroad
Open to traffic

DCRR - Patoka River Bridge #3 (Dubois County, Indiana)
Pratt through truss bridge over Patoka River on Dubois County Railroad
Open to traffic

Drummond Railroad Bridge (Anderson County, Tennessee)
Bridge over Coal Creek
Closed

Eleventh Street Railroad Underpass (Gaston County, North Carolina)
Built 1913
Concrete stringer bridge over Eleventh Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Eno River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
Brick abutments were built between 1851 and 1853.
Pratt deck truss bridge over Eno River on NSRR


Fishing Creek Norfolk Southern Railway (North) (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over Fishing Creek;Campbell Rd on NSRR
Open to traffic

Florida Avenue Bridge (Old) (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation; replaced 2005
Bascule bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on former Florida Avenue in New Orleans
Replaced by new bridge

Florida Avenue Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Deck plate girder on NSRR over Florida Ave/Fishing Creek


Florida Avenue Southern Railway Spur (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built ca1930
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Florida Ave on SOURR
Derelict/abandoned

Grassy Creek Norfolk Franklin & Danville Railway Bridge (Mecklenburg County, Virginia)
Built 1952
Deck plate girder bridge over Grassy Creek on NF&DRR


GSM - Deep Creek Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Deep Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

GSM - Fontana Lake Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Warren through truss bridge over Fontana Lake on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Open to traffic

GSM - Small Stream Culvert (Jackson County, North Carolina)
Lost Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on Great Smoky Mountains Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

GSM - Tuckasegee River Bridge (Bryson City) (Swain County, North Carolina)
Warren through truss bridge over Tuckasegee River on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Open to traffic

GSM - Tuckasegee River Bridge (Ela) (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built 1900 by Edge Moor Bridge Works
Warren through truss bridge over Tuckasegee River on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Open to traffic

Harris Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Amherst County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Harris Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Haw River Southern Railway Trestle (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Haw River on SOURR
Derelict/abandoned

Hawthorne Road Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Hawthorne Rd on SOURR/NSRR
Open to traffic

Indiana Avenue Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over Indiana Ave on NSRR
Open to traffic

IRM - Patoka River Bridge #1 (Dubois County, Indiana)
Built by the Southern Railway; Now owned by the Indiana Railway Museum out of French Lick.
Railroad bridge over the Patoka River East of Dubois Crossroads
Open to traffic

IRM - Patoka River Bridge #2 (Dubois County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge on Indiana Railway Museum line Northeast of Dubois
Open to traffic

Kentucky & Indiana Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1886; Replaced 1912
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio River on Monon/Southern/B&O/Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Railroad/Daisy Line and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

KXHR - Forks Of The River Bridge (Knox County, Tennessee)
from dismantled single-track bridges at Strawberry Plains & Charleston, TN
Three-span Warren through truss bridge over Holston River on former Southern Railway (later NS) and now Knoxville & Holston River Railroad
Open to traffic

L&N Overpass (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over SOU RR/CR 71 on L&N RR
Abandoned

LC - Catawba River Bridge (York County, South Carolina)
Replaced an earlier structure lost in the Flood of 1916
Deck truss bridge over Catawba River on Lancaster and Chester Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

LC - Kershaw-Camden Highway Bridge (Lancaster County, South Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Kershaw-Camden Highway on railroad
Open to traffic

LN/SOU - Cahaba River Bridge (Bibb County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Cahaba River on LN/SOU RR (abandoned)
Demolished, but piers remain

LOPSG - Suwannee River Bridge (Suwannee County, Florida)
Built 1957; Abandoned since 1977
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Suwannee River on Live Oak, Perry & South Georgia Railway
Abandoned

Margrave Avenue Timber Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
Timber stringer Queenspost bridge over CSX-Norfolk Southern connector on Margrave Avenue in Harriman
Demolished c. 2012

Marietta Road Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Built ca. 1900; Replaced 1978
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Southern Railroad Yard (Inman) on Marietta Road in Atlanta
Replaced by new bridge

N&W Franklin Road Overpass (Roanoke, Virginia)
Bridge over Franklin Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

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

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

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

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

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

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

NS - 11th Street Overpass (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1930
Bridge over 11th Street on NS
Open to traffic

NS - 33rd Street Overpass (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1907
Bridge over 33rd St on NS
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 - Abbotts Creek Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abbotts Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

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 - Alton Pike Boulevard Overpass (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1907
Bridge over Alton Pike Blvd on NS
Open to traffic

NS - Banister River Bridge (Halifax County, Virginia)
Built 1926
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Banister River on NSRR


NS - Beaverdam Creek Stone Arch (Limestone County, Alabama)
Stone arch bridge over Beaverdam Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Benson Road Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Built 1941
Deck plate girder bridge over Benson Rd on NSRR


NS - Big Otter River Bridge (S) (Campbell County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Otter River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Boston Street Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Built 1930
Slab bridge over Boston Street on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Broad River Bridge (Cherokee County, South Carolina)
Deck arch bridge over Broad River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - C-42-333 Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1950; rehabilitated 1996
Steel stringer bridge over NS RR on C-42-333
Open to traffic

NS - Cahokia Canal Bridge (St. Clair County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chahokia Canal on Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis
Open to traffic

NS - Catawba River Bridge (York County, South Carolina)
Built 1917
Pratt deck truss bridge over Catawba River on Norfolk Southern Railway - Charlotte-Columbia Subdivision
Open to traffic

NS - Chattahoochee River Bridge (Cobb County, Georgia)
Built 1907;
Deck plate girder bridge over Chattahoochee River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Cherokee Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, South Carolina)
Built 1918
Deck arch bridge over Cherokee Creek/S-11-49 (Gafney Ferry Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Chickamauga Creek Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chickamauga Creek on NS
Open to traffic

NS - Clinch River Bridge (Anderson County, Tennessee)
Warren through truss bridge over Clinch River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Clinton
Open to traffic

NS - Clinch River Bridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Built 1909 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Pratt through truss bridge over Clinch River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Clinchport
Open to traffic

NS - CNTP - old Monticello St Underpass (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1904
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over old Monticello Street on NS RR
Open to pedestrians only

NS - Colchester Road Overpass (Fairfax County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Concrete arch bridge over Colchester Road on the Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - College Avenue Bridge (Clarke County, Georgia)
Built 1942
Steel stringer bridge over College Ave on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Copper Creek Viaduct (Scott County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Steel stringer bridge over Rte 627 on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Coram Street Overpass (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1935
Pony/through girder bridge over Coram Street on NS
Open to traffic

NS - Cove Creek Trestle (Campbell County, Tennessee)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over Old Tennessee 63 and Cove Creek on Norfolk Southern Railrway
Open to traffic

NS - CR 62 Overpass (Shelby County, Alabama)
Built 1926
Tunnel over a county road on the Central Georgia Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - CSX Belt Line Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Stone arch bridge over CSX RR Belt Line on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Dallas Branch Culvert (Madison County, Alabama)
Concrete culvert over Dallas Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Dallas Branch Stone Arch (Madison County, Alabama)
Stone arch bridge over Dallas Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Dearing Ford Road Overpass (Campbell County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Concrete arch bridge over Dearing Ford Road on Sou Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Dolly Madison Road Bridge (Orange County, Virginia)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1993
Steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Dolly Madison Road (Route 675)
Open to traffic