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WSS - Whitney Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Main span

Photo taken by Matthew Ridpath

Enlarge

BH Photo #150242

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Yadkin River (Badin Lake) on Winston-Salem Southbound Railroad
Location
Stanly County, North Carolina, and Montgomery County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Winston-Salem Southbound Railway (WSS)
Design
Riveted Warren through truss span with deck plate girder approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.47374, -80.14705   (decimal degrees)
35°28'25" N, 80°08'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/577383/3925915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New London
Inventory number
BH 43688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Bob Morgan: added "other location"; bridge connects Stanly County and Montgomery County, MC
  • November 30, 2009: Added by Matthew Ridpath

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com