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W Main Street Southern Railway Bridge

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Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2017

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BH Photo #390254

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates. Photographs are of replacement bridge. When this bridge was replaced in 2008 it was the oldest existing span on the North Carolina Railroad. Structural Steel Products Corporation of Clayton, NC is the builder for new bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over W Main St on SOURR
Location
Johnston County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Builders
- Pennsylvania Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
- Structural Steel Products Corporation
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 57.0 ft.
Total length: 57.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
W Main Street Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.66393, -78.47160   (decimal degrees)
35°39'50" N, 78°28'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/728865/3949619 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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