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McAlpine Seaboard Air Line Railroad Bridge

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2017

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BH Photo #409560

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over McAlpine Creek on SAL/SCL/CSXTRR
Location
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builder
- 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)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.0 ft.
Total length: 191.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.14896, -80.74322   (decimal degrees)
35°08'56" N, 80°44'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523388/3889592 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mint Hill
Inventory number
BH 78760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 4, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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