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 NSRR (Virginian Ry) (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Built ca1902
Lost Bridge over NSRR 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 - Virginian Ry over N&W Overpass (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Pratt through truss bridge over NSRR (ex-N&W) on NSRR (ex-VGN)
Open to traffic

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

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