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NS - Compton Trestle

Photos 

Trestle Picture

Eric W. Benson, July 2011

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BH Photo #204432

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Street View 

Description 

Deck girder trestle strung between two hills near Compton, Va.

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Unnamed Road and Dry Run on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Location
Compton, Page County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1915
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78350, -78.37010   (decimal degrees)
38°47'01" N, 78°22'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/728437/4296037 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bentonville
Inventory number
BH 49130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2019: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 22, 2019: New photo from Timothy and Joann Phillips
  • February 7, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • October 13, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added categories "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Norfolk & Western Railway"
  • July 24, 2012: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • July 18, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

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