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Florida Avenue Southern Railway Spur

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in January 2017

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BH Photo #377271

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Florida Ave on SOURR
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca1930
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 101.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.39660, -79.13803   (decimal degrees)
37°23'48" N, 79°08'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/664813/4140496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lynchburg
Inventory number
BH 75361 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,054)
Beam (12,274)
Curved (372)
Girder (8,171)
Have street view (22,579)
Lynchburg, Virginia (32)
Plate girder (6,273)
Railroad (13,232)
Southern Railway (210)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Through girder (3,029)
Timber stringer (3,377)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,701)
Virginia (1,035)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 29, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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