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W&W - Roanoke River Bridge

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Looking North-Main channel

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in November 2015

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BH Photo #348097

Map 

Street View 

    Description 

    The date used for this bridge is the date for the current deck girder bridge 1960. It appears there was a previous truss bridge here judging by the piers. I believe that bridge was built in 1910.

    Facts 

    Overview
    Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River on Wilmingtin & Weldon Railroad
    Location
    Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Northampton County, North Carolina
    Status
    Derelict/abandoned
    Railroads
    - Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad
    - Wilmington & Weldon Railroad (W&W)
    Design
    Deck plate girder
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +36.43096, -77.59081   (decimal degrees)
    36°25'51" N, 77°35'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    18/267749/4034869 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Weldon
    Inventory number
    BH 69253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • February 3, 2016: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: added date and description
    • September 19, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King

    Sources 

    • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
    • civilwaralbum.com - Wilmington & Weldon R/R Trestle
    • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com