Virginian Railway

Reporting mark: VGN
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CSX - Packs Mountain Tunnel (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Line built by Virginian Ry, sold to C&O RR
Tunnel under Packs Branch Road and drainage divide on CSXRR


CSX - Sophia Tunnel (North) (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for CSX RR on Ruble Street and drainage divide
Open to traffic

CSX - Sophia Tunnel (South) (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for CSX RR
Open to traffic

Jefferson Street Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1926
Concrete arch bridge over N&S Railroad Yard on Jefferson Street in Roanoke
Open to traffic

NS - Barkers Creek Bridge (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck girder bridge over Barkers Creek & WV 10 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Beartown Fork Tunnel (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton-Deepwater Subdivision
Open to traffic

NS - Beartown Fork Tunnel Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Gorge on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Beaverdam Creek Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Beaverdam Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Blacklick Creek Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Deck girder bridge over Blacklick Creek and Rocky Branch Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic; line embargoed in 2015

NS - Blacksburg Branch over NS RR (Virginian Ry) (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built ca1902
Lost Bridge over NS RR on NS Blacksburg Branch
Removed but not replaced

NS - Bold Branch Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Bold Branch on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Christie Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over Christie Road/East River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Clarks Gap Tunnel (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton-Deepwater Subdivision under Clarks Gap Road and drainage divide
Open to traffic

NS - Coal Hollow Road Overpass (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Concrete deck arch bridge over Route 705 on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Covel Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck girder bridge over incorporated town of Covel, CR 10/30 & Gooney Otter Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - CR11 Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over CR11/Lefthand Fork Widemouth Creek on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - CR11 Overpass #2 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1950
Deck plate girder bridge over CR11/Lefthand Fork Widemouth Creek on Ns Railway
Open to traffic

NS - East Branch Elizabeth River Swing Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Through truss swing bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - East River Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Deck girder bridge over I-77 and Rocky Hollow on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Elizabeth River Lift Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Elizabeth River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Fivemile Creek Viaduct (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1918
Deck plate girder bridge over WV112/Fivemile Creek on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Garwood Tunnel (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Garwood Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck girder bridge over State Highway 10 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Goodwins Chapel Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1970
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Goodwins Chapel Road/East River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Hanover Tunnel (East) (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Tunnel over NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Hanover Tunnel (West) (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Tunnel over NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Herndon Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck plate girder bridge over VA 10 & Gooney Otter Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Justice Tunnel (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Bridge over NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Kanawha River Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Warren through truss bridge over Kanawha River on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Lefthand Fork Paint Creek Bridge (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lefthand Fork Paint Creek and Sweeneysburg Road on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Lusters Gate Road Overpass (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built 1906
Concrete arch bridge over Route 723 on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Mansion Bridge Road Tunnel (Campbell County, Virginia)
Built 1913
Tunnel under NSRR on Mansion Bridge Rd
Open to traffic

NS - Merrimac Tunnel (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built 1914
Tunnel under under town on railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Micajah Tunnel (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton Deepwater Subdivision under Micajah Road and drainage divide
Open to traffic

NS - Micajah Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Beartown Fork on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Milton Branch Tunnel #1 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton - Deepwater Subdivision under a mountain
Open to traffic

NS - Morgan Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Morgan Road/Pigeon Creek on Railroad (NS)
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Mountain Road Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Gorge & Mountain Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - North Fork Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck plate girder bridge over N Fork Rd; Bradshaw Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Oakvale Tunnel #1 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton-Deepwater Subdivision under a mountain.
Open to traffic

NS - Oakvale Tunnel #2 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton-Deepwater Subdivision under a mountain
Open to traffic

NS - Oakvale Tunnel #3 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton - Deepwater Subdivision under a mountain
Open to traffic

NS - Oakvale Tunnel #4 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton - Deepwater Subdivision under a mountain
Open to traffic

NS - Oakvale Tunnel #5 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton - Deepwater Subdivision under a mountain
Open to traffic

NS - Old Smokeless Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1945
Steel stringer bridge over Ns Railway on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge No 3 (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River & SW River Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Seneca Creek Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Seneca Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Slab Fork Bridge (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Slab Fork and CR 34 on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Slate Hill Tunnel (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built July 1912
Tunnel on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Staunton River Bridge (West) (Pittsylvania County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Staunton/Roanoke River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Stonecoal Junction Tunnel (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Terry's Creek Bridge (Charlotte County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Terry's Creek on NS Railroad


NS - US19 Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1925
Steel stringer bridge over US19 on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Valley Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Deck girder bridge on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Virginian RR Overpass (Suffolk, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abandoned Virginian Railroad on NS Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NS - Widemouth Creek Tunnel (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Tunnel for Norfolk Southern Railroad, Princeton-Deepwater Subdivision
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 Overpass (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Pratt through truss bridge over NSRR (ex-N&W) on NSRR (ex-VGN)
Open to traffic

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

Virginian - Elizabeth River South Branch Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 1907
Bridge over Elizabeth River South Branch on Virginia Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Virginian - Lake Kilby Bridge (Suffolk, Virginia)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Lake Kilby on Abandoned Railroad
Abandoned