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Norfolk Southern Eno River Bridge

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Norfolk Southern Eno River Bridge pano1

looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2015

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BH Photo #318764

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Facts 

Overview
1905 Deck plate girder bridge over Eno River on NSRR
Location
Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
1905 Deck plate girder bridge. The brick abutments were built between 1851 and 1853.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 108.0 ft.
Total length: 169.0 ft.
Also called
NS - Eno River Bridge
NS - Gold Park Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.07158, -79.10824   (decimal degrees)
36°04'18" N, 79°06'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/670355/3993543 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hillsborough
Inventory number
BH 66290 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added date, builder and measurements
  • February 25, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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