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NS-Stone Mountain Road Bridge

Photos 

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2017

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BH Photo #402094

Map 

Description 

Many of the bridges along this subsection of track have been turned over to the State of Virginia, which is in the process of rehabbing or replacing them.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over NSRR on Stone Mountain Rd
Location
Bedford County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pony/through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.18425, -79.55761   (decimal degrees)
37°11'03" N, 79°33'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/628031/4116286 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moneta
Inventory number
BH 78277 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,263)
Bedford County, Virginia (37)
Built 1932 (895)
Built during 1930s (10,689)
Girder (8,164)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,441)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,881)
Owned by state (13,892)
Railroad (13,214)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,733)
Through girder (3,023)
Timber stringer (3,374)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,306)
Virginia (1,035)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 11, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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