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Town Fork Creek Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge (Walnut Cove)

Photos 

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in January 2016

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BH Photo #348631

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates. There is evidence that this is at least the third bridge here. There are old wooden bent remains and an old stone pier.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Town Fork Creek on Norfolk & Western Railway
Location
Walnut cove, Stokes County, North Carolina
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1948
Railroad
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
N&W - Town Fork Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.29051, -80.14345   (decimal degrees)
36°17'26" N, 80°08'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/576915/4016511 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walnut Cove
Inventory number
BH 70714 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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

Comments 

Town Fork Creek RR Bridge
Posted February 1, 2016, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Need help with RR here as well.

Thank you, Royce