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Valley Railroad - Folly Mills Creek Viaduct

Photos 

File:Valley Railroad, Folly Mills Creek Viaduct, Interstate 81, Staunton vicinity (Augusta County, Virginia).jpg

Photo taken by National Park Service

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BH Photo #276120

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The railroad viaduct near Staunton Virginia is an outstanding example of 19th century stone masonry construction. It is a well preserved reminder of the Valley Railroad and stands as a scenic landmark to passing motorists along Interstate 81.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Folly Mills Creek on Valley Railroad Company
Location
Augusta County, Virginia
Status
Derelict/Abandoned
History
Built 1874 by the Valley Railroad Company
Railroad
- Valley Railroad of Virginia (VRR)
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1974
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.08955, -79.07766   (decimal degrees)
38°05'22" N, 79°04'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/668578/4217495 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stuarts Draft
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74002105 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
VLR 007-0041
BH 59957 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Abandoned (3,054)
Arch (11,273)
Augusta County, Virginia (21)
Built 1874 (72)
Built during 1870s (903)
Deck arch (10,510)
HAER documented (1,099)
Have street view (22,581)
NR-listed (2,841)
Owned by state (13,897)
Railroad (13,232)
Stone arch (2,676)
Valley Railroad of Virginia (5)
Virginia (1,035)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2016: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • February 26, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER VA-8 - Valley Railroad, Folly Mills Creek Viaduct, Interstate 81, Staunton, Staunton, VA

Comments 

Valley Railroad - Folly Mills Creek Viaduct
Posted March 22, 2015, by Jeff Cornelius (baldwinloco [at] netscape [dot] net)

Also in the HAER!