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Neuse River CSX Transportation Bridge

Photos 

looking West. Abandoned piers and new bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2015

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BH Photo #334198

Map 

Description 

New bridge at crossing, Neuse River CSX Transportation Bridge, is a deck plate girder with steel stringer approaches. Estimated dimensions are L-361', LS-104' and W-13'. Three main spans.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Neuse River on SCLRR
Location
Wake Forest, Wake County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca.1836
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Raleigh & Gaston Railroad
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
Also called
SAL - Neuse River Bridge
SBD - Neuse River Bridge
SCL - Neuse River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.90995, -78.55778   (decimal degrees)
35°54'36" N, 78°33'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/720382/3976715 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wake Forest
Inventory number
BH 68558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 2, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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