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5th Street Norfolk And Western Railway Bridge

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Looking East bridge 1

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2015

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BH Photo #330020

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates. There are Four bridges at this crossing. The westernmost bridge will be bridge 1. The Easternmost and newest bridge will be bridge 4.

Facts 

Overview
1923 Deck plate girder bridge over 5th Street on NWRR/NSRR
Location
Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
History
Built 1923
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.10047, -80.23940   (decimal degrees)
36°06'02" N, 80°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/568464/3995360 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winston-Salem East
Inventory number
BH 68076 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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