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A&D - Elizabeth River Ferry Transfer Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #377248

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Atlantic & Danville Railroad
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1895;
Builders
- American Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia (Superstructure Contractor)
- Charles C. Wentworth of Newport News, Virginia (Engineer)
- Delaware Construction Co. of Wilmington, Delaware (Substructure Subcontractor)
- Joseph Causey (Assistant Resident Engineer)
- Philip Aylett (Resident Engineer)
- Rutherford & Brown of New York City, New York (Substructure Contractor)
Railroad
- Atlantic & Danville Railroad (AD)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 450.0 ft.
Deck width: 3.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.84374, -76.29562   (decimal degrees)
36°50'37" N, 76°17'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/384482/4078320 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added imagery + additional builders
  • January 31, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler