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Bear Creek Union Pacific Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2015

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BH Photo #335312

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on NSRR
Location
Chatham County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1943
Builder
- Carolina Steel & Iron Co. of Greensboro, North Carolina
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.60930, -79.37707   (decimal degrees)
35°36'33" N, 79°22'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/646994/3941828 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 9, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Carolina Steel & Iron Co."

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com