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W. Ward Avenue Southern Railway Bridge

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W. Ward Avenue Southern Railway Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2015

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BH Photo #322528

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Description 

Width and skew are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ward Ave on SOURR/NSRR
Location
High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949
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
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.93965, -80.01559   (decimal degrees)
35°56'23" N, 80°00'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/588791/3977702 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
High Point West
Inventory numbers
000000000810478
BH 66989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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