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Decatur Street Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge

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Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2015

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BH Photo #334427

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
1916 bridge over Decatur Street on NWRR/NSRR
Location
Madison, Rockingham County, North Carolina
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Concrete culvert
Dimensions
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 41.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.38865, -79.95698   (decimal degrees)
36°23'19" N, 79°57'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593542/4027561 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mayodan
Inventory number
BH 68069 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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

Comments 

Decatur Street Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge
Posted August 6, 2015, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

No height restrictions. Is it taller than it looks or can we look forward to seeing "Truck Eating" added soon?

Decatur Street Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge
Posted August 6, 2015, by John Marvig

Royce,

Judging by the small span length, it looks like a concrete box culvert. May not be very significant, but is historic none the less.

-John