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High Bridge (Fourth)

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File:High Bridge at High Bridge Trail State Park.jpg

Photo taken by Mark Turner

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BH Photo #276175

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Appomattox River on High Bridge Trail State Park trail
Location
Prince Edward County, Virginia, and Cumberland County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
built 1914; used for the last time 10/2004; donated by Norfolk Southern to the commonwealth of Virginia 12/2006; opened to pedestrians on Apr. 6, 2012
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder (22 spans)
Dimensions
Total length: 2,400.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Also called
NS - High Bridge (Fourth)
N&W - High Bridge (Fourth)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.31233, -78.32005   (decimal degrees)
37°18'44" N, 78°19'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/737495/4132889 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rice
Inventory numbers
NRHP 08000875 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • February 27, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Norfolk & Western Railway"
  • February 27, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 26, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added Street View
  • April 6, 2012: Bridge is now open to pedestrians/bicyclists
  • January 2, 2010: Added by Joshua Collins

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High Bridge
Posted January 2, 2010, by Joshua Collins (Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com)