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Whale Branch Fishing Pier

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Whale Branch on Fishing Pier
Location
Beaufort County, South Carolina
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built by Atlantic Coast Line; line sold to Port Royal RR (operation of SC Port Authority) 1985; Abandoned 2006, Swing span removed 2012; Converted to a fishing pier 2013
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- Port Royal Railroad (PRYL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
Design
Pony plate girder with former swing span (removed)
Also called
PRYL - Whale Branch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.53188, -80.76724   (decimal degrees)
32°31'55" N, 80°46'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/521857/3599417 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: added railroad history
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV