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CSX - Lake Gaston Bridge

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Looking SE-South of Island

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2017

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BH Photo #389092

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Lake Gaston/Roanoke River on CSX Norlina Subdivision
Location
Bracey, Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca. 1900 by the Seabooard Air Line; line abandoned 1987 by CSX
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 3,000.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.56984, -78.15777   (decimal degrees)
36°34'11" N, 78°09'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/754338/4050915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bracey
Inventory number
BH 64648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 13, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Rails in Virginia - Photo & information
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

CSX - Lake Gaston Bridge
Posted May 5, 2017, by Anonymous

Nobody Lakes like Gaston