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Deck girder

NS - Kimmetts Lock Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Lagro Creek Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
(Main design: Concrete deck girder)
Once carried the famous "Wabash Cannonball" passenger train on this rail route between Detroit/Toledo and St. Louis/Kansas City. Today heavily utilized by NS.
Concrete deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek and Canal Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Lake Hartwell Bridge (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Bridge over Seneca River/Lake Hartwell on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Lapatcong Creek Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1913;
Deck plate girder bridge over Lapatcong Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Little Beaver Creek Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Parker through truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Little Lehigh Creek Bridge (N) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Lehigh Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Little River Bridge (Wayne County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little River on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Little Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
This unique structure was rare as it not only had a creek it crossed, but an Interurban line as well(Indiana Railroad, Frankfort and Kokomo Traction, others). Was supposedly upgraded sometime in the 1980's for future traffic.
Bridge over Little Wildcat Creek and also formerly Interurban crossed underneath as well. on Norfolk Southern Railway (nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western aka Cloverleaf, other) in West Middleton
Closed to all traffic

NS - Mackinaw River Bridge (Woodford County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1947
Deck truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Original 90' iron deck truss bridge built 1871; replaced 1923 by this bridge
Concrete deck girder bridge over Mauvaise Terre Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - MO-5 Overpass (Chariton County, Missouri)
Built 1912, Girder added 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over MO-5 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Mohawk River Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
(Main design: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built 1911
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Mohawk River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Moline Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Bridge constructed 1896
Concrete deck girder bridge over Moline Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
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 - Muhammad Ali Boulevard Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1940
Deck plate girder bridge over Muhammad Ali Blvd on Southern Railroad (Formerly K&IT Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Naked Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with alternating verticals)
Deck truss bridge over Naked Creek & Track Side Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - Nanticoke River Bridge (Sussex County, Delaware)
Built 1929
Deck girder swing bridge over Nanticoke River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Neuse River Bridge (Craven County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Neuse River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - North Broadway Overpass (Miami County, Indiana)
At one time, Wabash and Nickel Plate Railroad trains used to cross over this bridge on their journey through Peru. Later N&W Railway bought both lines. Later successor NS abandoned the NKP line, but Wabash line still sees dozens of trains a day.
Deck girder bridge over North Broadway Street aka Old US 31 on Norfolk Southern Railway's former Wabash Railroad, and abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway Nickel Plate Road IMC line(nee Norfolk and Western, Lake Erie and Western, others) in Peru
Open to traffic

NS - Oak Harbor Drawbridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Portage River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic fixed in place

NS - Ocmulgee River Bridge (Bibb County, Georgia)
Built 1930
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Ocmulgee River on Norfolk Southern RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Oconee River Bridge (Oconee County, Georgia)
Built 1918
Bridge over Oconee River on Norfolk Southern Railway (Nee Central of Georgia)
Open to traffic

NS - OH84 Overpass (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1913
Bridge over Main Ave. on NS railroad


NS - Ohio River Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Built 1922 using the existing piers from a 1877 bridge
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Cincinnati
Open to traffic

NS - Old Trading Path Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
The road this bridge crosses was there before the railroad was build, so we know there was a span there from the outset (late 1850s). No idea if and when its been updated.
Deck girder bridge over Old Trading Path Trail on Norfolk Southern / NCRR
Regular use

NS - Old US 63 Overpass (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built 1953
Deck plate girder bridge over Business 63/Morley St. on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Paint Rock River Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1914 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Warren through truss bridge over Paint Rock River on Norlfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Pequest River Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pequest River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Don't know

NS - Pigeon River Bridge (Haywood County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pigeon River on Norfolk-Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Pocomoke River Bridge (Worcester County, Maryland)
Built 1940
Deck girder bridge over Pocomoke River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Point Pleasant Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Original bridge built 1885; replaced with newer structure 1919
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Pope Lick Creek Viaduct (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1925
Deck plate trestle over S. Pope Lick Road on Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Powell River Trestle (Wise County, Virginia)
Replaced an earlier timber trestle at some unknown time. Line was constructed in 1925 or 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork of Powell River on Norfolk & Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck plate girder bridge over James River & Barley Drive (Route 646) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge No 2 (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
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 - Roanoke River Bridge No 4 (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River & NW River Road (Route 639) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Safe Harbor Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904-06, this bridge replaced one damaged in 1904 flood which was when the A&S RR Safe Harbor Trestle Bridge was being built
Deck plate girder bridge over Conestoga Creek on Railroad (NS (Nee C&PD RR (PRR).).)
Open to traffic

NS - Saint Charles Rail Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1936, replacing an earlier 1871 through truss railroad bridge on a new alignment
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Saluda River Trestle (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Norfolk Southern deck plate girder bridge with one arched approach section over the Saluda River and Oba Road
Open to traffic

NS - Schuylkill River Bridge (Oaks) (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River on Former Perkiomen Branch Reading Railroad


NS - Shenango River Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Shenango River Reservoir on Railroad


NS - Soddy Creek Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Soddy Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - South Bend Bridge (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1926
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over St. Joseph River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NS - South Branch Raritan River Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Branch Raritan River Bridge on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - South Grand Avenue Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1931
Girder bridge over South Grand Avenue on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - South Main Street Overpass (Warren County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Main Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Abandoned

NS - Spring Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Replaced a pile trestle erected in 1888
Deck plate girder bridge, with concrete abutments, over Spring Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - St. Louis Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Original bridge built 1800s; bridge rebuilt 1927 to handle longer/heavier trains
Deck plate girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Staunton River Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Staunton River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Stock Creek Bridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Bridge leads directly into a tunnel
Deck plate girder bridge on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Taussig Road Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1931; replaced by new bridge in 2002
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Taussig Road on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Tenn Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1880-86, rebuilt 1917-20
Vertical lift through Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on the Norfolk-Southern Railway in Chattanooga
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Towanda Bridge (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Trent River Bridge (Craven County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Trent River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Unnamed Creek Trestle (Kenton County, Kentucky)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over unnamed creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - US11 Overpass (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over US Route 11 (Cummings Highway) on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Vermilion River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1902
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermilion River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Vermillion River Bridge (Streator) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermillion River on Norfolk Southern RR (former NYC RR) near Streator
Open

NS - Vermont Street Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1940
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermont Street on Southern Railroad (Formerly K&IT Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Wabash River Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Wabash
Open to traffic

NS - Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western)
Open to traffic

NS - Walnut Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pony/through girder)
Original 70' low truss bridge at this location built 1899; replaced by this bridge 1913
Pony/through girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Walnut Creek Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Built 1917
1917 Deck plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Washington Street Overpass (Petersburg, Virginia)
Built 1940
Deck plate girder bridge over VA 36/Washington Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Watauga Bridge (Carter County, Tennessee)
Deck plate girder bridge over Watauga River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Watkins Glen Bridge (Schuyler County, New York)
Built ca. 1935
Deck girder bridge over Watkins Glen Gorge on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - West Broadway Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1925
Deck plate girder bridge over West Broadway on Southern Railroad (Formerly K&IT Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Deck truss bridge over Whitewater River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Richmond
Open to traffic

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


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

NS Aramingo Avenue Overpass (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Aramingo Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic(?)

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

NS Emory Gap Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
Deck plate girder bridge over Emory River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Emory River Bridge (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1962 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.
Bridge over Emory River on Cincinnati Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS Harden Street Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Built for Southern Railway
Bridge over Harden Street on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Heywood Avenue Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1922
Deck plate girder bridge over Heywood Avenue on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS IL113 Overpass (Kankakee County, Illinois)
Built 1928
Lost Deck girder bridge over Illinois Rt 113 on Norfolk Southern RR
Replaced by new bridge

NS Jog Road Overpass (Walker County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over Jog Road, Frog Ague Creek on NS Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS New River Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1963 to bypass Robbins Tunnel (T15) and several fault lines on old railroad
Warren deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern (Norfolk-Southern) Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Old US78 Overpass (Walker County, Alabama)
Built 1960
Deck plate girder bridge over Old US 78 on NS Railroad
Open

NS Railroad Bridge (Adair County, Missouri)
Built 1983
Concrete deck girder bridge over W. Normal St. on Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic; railway abandoned 1997

NS Railroad Bridge (Henry County, Virginia)
(Main design: Deck truss)
Built 1938
Deck truss bridge over Koehler Road on NS Railroad in Collinsville
Open to traffic

NS Riverview Boulevard Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over Riverview Blvd. (Missouri State Highway 367) on the Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to one track of railroad traffic

NS Terry's Creek Bridge (Charlotte County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Terry's Creek on Railroad
Don't know

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

NS/CSX Overpass (Davidson County, North Carolina)
1910 Deck plate girder bridge over WSSRR on SOURR
Open to traffic

NSHR - Fishing Creek Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate (two spans) and pony plate (one span) girder bridge over Fishing Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NSSR - Big Sucker River Railroad Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Bridge over Big Sucker River on Lake Shore Railway Museum Ry
Open

NSSR - French River Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Bridge over French River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NSSR - Knife River Bridge (Lake County, Minnesota)
Deck plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

NSSR - Lester River Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1944, Using 1896 Approaches
Deck plate girder bridge over Lester River on Railroad (NSSR)
Open to traffic

NSSR - Little Sucker River Railroad Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Sucker River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NSSR - Tischer Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over Tischer Creek on North Shore Scenic Railroad
Open to traffic

NWP - Alder Point Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1913 by the American Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Cain Rock Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1910; Spans lost during 1964 flood and repalced.
Pratt and Warren through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Corte Madera Drawbridge (Marin County, California)
Section over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard removed in 2003
Bascule bridge over Corte Madera Creek on abandoned Northwestern and Pacific Railroad in Corte Madera
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Eureka Slough Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eureka Slough on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Loleta Trestle (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over Loleta creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

NY Central Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on R.J. Corman Railroad Company/ Pennsylvania Lines
Open to traffic