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WSS - Rocky River Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2017

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BH Photo #396227

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Rocky River on NSRR
Location
Stanly County, North Carolina, and Anson County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Winston-Salem Southbound Railway (WSS)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 462.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.19164, -80.12351   (decimal degrees)
35°11'30" N, 80°07'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/579795/3894647 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Gilead West
Inventory number
BH 77836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2019: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Corrected railroad owners
  • July 8, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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