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Richmond and Danville Railroad Culverts

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Largest culvert I found along this stretch

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in January 2017

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BH Photo #376099

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Description 

There are many of these bridges/culverts along the converted R&D Railroad line. I have posted two examples of the four I found from the Ringgold Depot to Sandy Creek (Trib) about 1 1/4 miles distance. Also a brick culvert along an abandoned section in Danville.

Facts 

Overview
Stone culvert bridge over Trib. of Sandy Creek on R&DRR/Rail Trail
Location
Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca1856
Railroad
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone culvert
Dimensions
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Deck width: 45.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.61014, -79.27456   (decimal degrees)
36°36'37" N, 79°16'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/654309/4053011 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ringgold
Inventory number
BH 75197 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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