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Old Route 61 Wolf Creek Bridge

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Old Route 61 Wolf Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #162298

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on former Route 61
Location
Bland County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1890 as a railroad bridge; Converted to highway bridge in 1946 when rail line discontinued; closed to vehicular traffic in 1987
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Rail-to-road
Design
Pratt through truss with Phoenix columns
Dimensions
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 7, 2011
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.24354, -81.10239   (decimal degrees)
37°14'37" N, 81°06'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/490918/4121894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rocky Gap
Inventory numbers
NRHP 10001114 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 44847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Phoenix Bridge Co."
  • October 7, 2012: Photo imported by Ben Tate
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • April 12, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

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