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NS - East Branch Elizabeth River Bascule Bridge

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NS - East Branch Elizebeth River Bridge

Two bridges

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #283978

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Status
Abandoned
History
Built in 1947, now abandoned
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Through truss
Also called
N&W - East Branch Elizabeth River Bascule Bridge
NS - Bridge 5
N&W - Bridge 5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.83949, -76.27487   (decimal degrees)
36°50'22" N, 76°16'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/386326/4077825 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norfolk South
Inventory number
BH 61010 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,480)
Bascule (1,041)
Built 1947 (280)
Built during 1940s (4,003)
Have street view (26,089)
Movable (2,894)
Navigable waterway (2,128)
Norfolk & Western Railway (503)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,730)
Norfolk, Virginia (18)
Owned by railroad (11,803)
Railroad (14,944)
Through truss (14,556)
Truss (31,955)
Virginia (1,168)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added alt name
  • June 27, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 21, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 19, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler