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Norfolk Southern Taylor Street Overpass (E)

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NS - Taylor Street Overpass (E)

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2015

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BH Photo #320225

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Description 

Concrete is dated 1927. Both bridges are dated 1926. Length and skew angle are estimated from Google earth

Facts 

Overview
1926 Deck plate girder bridge over Taylor Street on NSRR
Location
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina
Status
Don't know
History
1926 Plate deck girder
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Skew angle
15 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.99227, -78.89061   (decimal degrees)
35°59'32" N, 78°53'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/690145/3985148 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Durham
Inventory number
BH 66055 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 16, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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