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Norfolk Southern Taylor Street Overpass (W)

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NS - Taylor Street Overpass (W)

Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2015

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BH Photo #320206

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Taylor Street on NSRR
Location
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
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.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.99225, -78.89057   (decimal degrees)
35°59'32" N, 78°53'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/690150/3985146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Durham
Inventory number
BH 66832 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 30, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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