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Abbotts Creek Winston-Salem Southbound Railway

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Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2016

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BH Photo #352400

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abbotts Creek on WSSRR
Location
Southmont, Davidson County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Winston-Salem Southbound Railway (WSS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.64261, -80.25469   (decimal degrees)
35°38'33" N, 80°15'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/567475/3944565 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southmont
Inventory number
BH 71926 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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

Comments 

Abbotts Creek Winston-Salem Southbound Railway
Posted December 19, 2017, by Charles Creech (creech_daniel [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Does anyone have any info or pictures of the old railroad bridge that was there before they put in the 1926 railroad bridge on route 8.I am talking about the railroad bridge that is now under water in high rock lake near the railroad bridge on route 8. I would love to see info on that.