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Virginian - Elizabeth River South Branch Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #359517

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Elizabeth River South Branch on Virginia Railway
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia, and Portsmouth, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907
Railroads
- Tidewater Railway
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.79713, -76.29285   (decimal degrees)
36°47'50" N, 76°17'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/384659/4073147 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1907 (592)
Built during 1900s (6,280)
Chesapeake, Virginia (21)
Lost (18,649)
Movable (2,704)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Owned by railroad (9,804)
Portsmouth, Virginia (5)
Railroad (13,078)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Swing (1,247)
Through truss (12,893)
Tidewater Railway (1)
Truss (29,433)
Virginia (1,008)
Virginian Railway (30)
Warren through truss (1,446)
Warren truss (5,783)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 16, 2014: Updated by Luke: GPS Fix to correct stream/Virginian ROW based on old topo map
  • October 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke