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Pembroke Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View, View Southwest Showing Castle Rock Beyond

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #118463

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over New River on former River Road (Route 623)
Location
Pembroke, Giles County, Virginia
Status
Bypassed by new bridge
History
Built 1915-16 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.; Bypassed by new bridge in 1996
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 208.0 ft.
Total length: 792.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.31486, -80.64365   (decimal degrees)
37°18'54" N, 80°38'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/531575/4129861 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pearisburg
Inventory number
BH 36943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 25, 2015: New photos from Irma Hale
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge still exists - it has just been bypassed by a new bridge
  • July 27, 2008: Added HAER photos

Sources 

  • HAER VA-68 - New River Bridge, Spanning New River at State Route 623, Pembroke vicinity, Giles County, VA
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com