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VGN - New River Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #387921

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over New River on Virginia Railway
Location
Giles County, Virginia
Status
Removed but not replaced; supports remain
History
Built 1909
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 2,155.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.37016, -80.85573   (decimal degrees)
37°22'13" N, 80°51'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/512774/4135946 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Narrows
Inventory number
BH 76695 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 22, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com