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North Tryon Street Railroad Underpass

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North Tryon Street Railroad Underpass

From East 12th Street to the south

Photo taken by Chris Patriarca in March 2006

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BH Photo #194405

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Description 

Railroad underpass located north of Uptown Charlotte with art deco detailing.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over U.S. Route 29, and North Carolina Route 49 (North Tryon Street) on Norfolk Southern railroad
Location
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Costing $150,000 to complete, this was officially dedicated on October 4, 1939.
Design
Slab
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.23447, -80.83308   (decimal degrees)
35°14'04" N, 80°49'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/515187/3899058 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charlotte East
Inventory number
BH 48288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 27, 2011: Added by Chris Patriarca

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