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NS - Congaree River Bridge

Photos 

Old NS Congaree River Bridge

Photo taken by J. Bearden 3/13/2010

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #267097

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Swinging Warren through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Richland County, South Carolina, and Calhoun County, South Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
As of 4/6/2013, the bridge remains standing alongside its new replacement structure. Site is located within the Congaree Swamp is is difficult to access to determine current status.
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 235.0 ft.
Total length: 428.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.76901, -80.66555   (decimal degrees)
33°46'08" N, 80°39'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/530968/3736595 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wateree
Inventory number
BH 50533 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "Name", Added "Other Location", Changed "Status"
  • December 13, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Norfolk Southern Railway"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Abandoned NS - Congaree River Bridge
Posted February 14, 2015, by Zachary S

Now gone.