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N&W - Eno River Bridge

Photos 

Eno River pano4

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2015

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BH Photo #316510

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Eno River on Abandoned Railroad
Location
Durham County, North Carolina
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1903;
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Lynchburg & Durham Railroad (L&D)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
Design
5-panel riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.0 ft.
Total length: 365.0 ft.
Also called
L&D - Eno River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.07193, -78.86006   (decimal degrees)
36°04'19" N, 78°51'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/692706/3994045 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Durham
Inventory number
BH 59202 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • January 18, 2016: Photo imported by Bob
  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Update design
  • March 24, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Moved pin from wrong Little river location to correct Eno river loc
  • February 19, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 15, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: added approachs and measurement changes
  • January 11, 2014: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Riveted", "Railroad"

Related Bridges 

  • N&W - Little River Bridge (Same design) - Two identical bridges - probably same overall project as this line was built in the late 1880s

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

N&W - Eno River Bridge
Posted March 30, 2018, by George oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks,Luke.That's the bridge.

N&W - Eno River Bridge
Posted March 30, 2018, by Luke
N&W - Eno River Bridge
Posted March 30, 2018, by George oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I noticed A truss bridge over the Little River if you follow the r.r. tracks.Is this bridge on Bridgehunters?

N&W - Eno River Bridge
Posted March 30, 2018, by Dave Connelly (drpconnelly [at] gmail [dot] com)

The Eno bridge has a plate with the date 1903. See my photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/9986245@N05/39225215325/in/dat...