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Falling Creek CSX Transportaion Bridge (W)

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Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2017

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BH Photo #409358

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates. East spans are 1905 Phoenix Bridge Co. West spans are 1925 American Bridge Co.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Falling Creek on CSXTRR
Location
Chesterfield County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.0 ft.
Total length: 324.0 ft.
Skew angle
80 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.44825, -77.45234   (decimal degrees)
37°26'54" N, 77°27'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/283070/4147423 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Drewrys Bluff
Inventory number
BH 78592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 7, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 3, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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