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Bailey Power Plant Bridge

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RJ Reynolds Plant Bridge pano1

Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2015

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BH Photo #330583

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates. Number of spans is an estimate from pictures. Date of bridge is undeterminable at this time. Plant built in 1906 and bought by R.J. Reynolds in 1924. Plant was upgraded in 1926 and 1948. Rail line is not specifically mentioned.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Power Plant on SOURR spur (ABN)
Location
Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1906. Expanded 1926 and 1948
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 499.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.09945, -80.24175   (decimal degrees)
36°05'58" N, 80°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/568253/3995244 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winston-Salem East
Inventory number
BH 68178 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 25, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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