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CSX - Mount Holly Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by steve wyatt in 2013

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BH Photo #247995

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Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge over Catawba River on former SAL Railway
Location
Mount Holly, Gaston County, North Carolina, and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
SCL - Mount Holly Bridge
SBD - Mount Holly Bridge
SAL - Mount Holly Bridge
CSX - Catawba River Bridge
SBD - Catawba River Bridge
SCL - Catawba River Bridge
SAL - Catawba River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.29763, -81.00389   (decimal degrees)
35°17'51" N, 81°00'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/499646/3906050 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Holly
Inventory number
BH 55436 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 8, 2013: New photos from C Hanchey
  • February 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builders
  • February 3, 2013: Added by steve wyatt

Sources 

  • steve wyatt
  • Luke
  • Flickr - Main Plaque
  • Flickr - AmBridge Plaque
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com