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LC - Kershaw-Camden Highway Bridge

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Kershaw-Camden Highway Railroad Bridge

L&C Santa Train 2012 December 1, 2012

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #244185

Map 

Description 

Built for Southern Railway, later Norfolk Southern. Now owned and operated by Lancaster and Chester Railway.

Builders plates are dated 1934 and 1910

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Kershaw-Camden Highway on railroad
Location
Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Lancaster & Chester Railway (LC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.0 ft.
Total length: 1,354.1 ft.
Deck width: 28.2 ft.
Also called
Southern Railway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.70276, -80.75636   (decimal degrees)
34°42'10" N, 80°45'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522312/3840107 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
SC 2920052100190 (South Carolina bridge number)
SC 2940000500100 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 54668 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Approaches, builder
  • October 31, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.", description
  • April 3, 2013: Photo imported by Joseph Hinson
  • December 2, 2012: Photo imported by Joseph Hinson
  • November 29, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Lancaster & Chester Railway", "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Southern Railway"
  • November 29, 2012: Added by Joseph Hinson

Sources 

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