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5th Street Southern Railway Bridge

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5th Street Southern Railway Bridge pano3

Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2015

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BH Photo #330090

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Description 

Total length and width are estimates.

Facts 

Overview
1928 Pony/through plate girder bridge over 5th St on SOURR/NSRR
Location
Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Pony plate girder with flooring system
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.10023, -80.24231   (decimal degrees)
36°06'01" N, 80°14'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/568203/3995331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winston-Salem East
Inventory numbers
NC 670304 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 68077 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
8,650

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 17, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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