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Banister River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge

Photos 

Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2017

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BH Photo #402333

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Banister River on NSRR
Location
Halifax County, Virginia
History
Built 1926
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.72162, -78.80847   (decimal degrees)
36°43'18" N, 78°48'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/695716/4066230 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 78347 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 12, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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