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CSX - Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge

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CSX - Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge

Abandoned in open position

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #282904

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cape Fear River on CSX, Nee Atlantic Coast Line
Location
Castle Hayne, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Status
Open
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Deck plate girder swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 370.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.36375, -77.89512   (decimal degrees)
34°21'50" N, 77°53'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/233745/3806288 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Castle Hayne
Inventory number
BH 60801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 22, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: corrected design-est dimensions
  • April 29, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Cape Fear River", "Atlantic Coast Line Railroad", "Seaboard Coast Line Railroad", "Seaboard System Railroad", "Family Lines System", "CSX Railroad"
  • April 29, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

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