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NS - Poor Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2017

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BH Photo #389512

Map 

Description 

The original 1907 arch appears to have been extended North with a concrete frame bridge. Could not access the north side.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Poor Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Petersburg, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23670, -77.38904   (decimal degrees)
37°14'12" N, 77°23'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/288077/4123805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petersburg
Inventory number
BH 65896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,062)
Built 1907 (697)
Built during 1900s (7,190)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,965)
Deck arch (11,300)
Norfolk & Western Railway (545)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,850)
Open (39,825)
Owned by railroad (12,367)
Petersburg, Virginia (18)
Railroad (15,359)
Virginia (1,214)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 30, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added date, description

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com