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NS Dodson Creek Bridge

Photos 

Dodsoncreekbridge1

Looking east

Photo taken by Bob Lawrence in May 2012

BH Photo #232814

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Skewed Warren through truss bridge over Dodson Creek on Norfolk-Southern Railroad
Location
Hawkins County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built by Virginia Bridge & Iron, Roanoke VA for Southern Railroad in 1909
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Skewed Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Skew angle
2 degrees
Also called
SOU Dodson Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.36682, -82.99132   (decimal degrees)
36°22'01" N, 82°59'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/321351/4026476 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McCloud
Elevation
1076 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 52580 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Southern railway", "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • October 6, 2013: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • May 30, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • May 28, 2012: Added by Bob Lawrence

Sources 

  • Bob Lawrence
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com