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Southern - First Broad River Bridge

Photos 

Southern Railway Bridge

Former Southern SB Line

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #248268

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over First Broad River on Old Southern Railway
Location
Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 600.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.30465, -81.56704   (decimal degrees)
35°18'17" N, 81°34'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/448448/3906975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelby
Inventory number
BH 50520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2013: New photos from Michael Miller
  • February 8, 2013: Photo imported by Joseph Hinson
  • December 13, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Southern Railway"

Sources 

Comments 

SOU First Broad River Bridge
Posted April 2, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

It appears to still exist in Google Maps' aerial imagery.

SOU First Broad River Bridge
Posted April 2, 2014, by Jessica (longens_rbyslipr [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Is this still there?