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SBD - Appomattox River Bridge

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VIRGINIA: PETERSBURG: view east from Campbell's Bridge on S.R. 36 down the Appomattox River past the disassembled Seaboard Air Line railroad bridge toward the ruins of Harvell's Dam 2

Photo taken by Douglas W. Reynolds Jr.

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #264010

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Appomattox River on Seaboard Coast Line Railroad
Location
Ettrick, Petersburg, Virginia, and Chesterfield County, Virginia
Status
Removed but not replaced; Concrete arch pillars stand
History
Dismantled 1983
Railroads
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
SCL - Appomattox River Bridge
SAL - Appomattox River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23295, -77.41687   (decimal degrees)
37°13'59" N, 77°25'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/285597/4123451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petersburg
Inventory number
BH 57703 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 20, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Abandoned Seaboard - First photo is this bridge
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com