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CSX - Triple Crossing Viaduct

Photos 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/joethephotog/5243161788/in/set-72157625434615863

Before it gets to the triple crossing, the viaduct runs alongside the James River and the skyline of Richmond. The Norfolk Southern line is down below.

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #243880

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over single track of CSX Transportation (mid level) and Norfolk Southern Railway (ground level) on double track of CSX Transportation (former Chesapeake and Ohio Railway) in Richmond
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built by the C&O Railway in 1901 to link the former Richmond and Allegheny Railroad with C&O's Peninsula Subdivision to Newport News
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 15,840.0 ft. (3.0 mi.)
Also called
Triple Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53201, -77.43132   (decimal degrees)
37°31'55" N, 77°25'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/285170/4156670 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 42639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 14, 2015: Updated by Luke: GPS Fix
  • September 22, 2013: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • September 9, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "GPS Coordinates"
  • November 30, 2012: Photo imported by Joseph Hinson
  • December 31, 2010: Updated by Mark Frazier: Fixed typo in builder name

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • RailPictures.net - Roy Evans photograph of staged photo shoot at Triple Crossing
  • Flickr - Extremely rare chance meeting of three moving trains at the Triple crossing by M Chumney.
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

CSX - Triple Crossing Viaduct
Posted July 14, 2015, by Zane A. Winyard (winyard [dot] zane [at] gmail [dot] com)

The streetview map is wrong.

What is there is 9th street looking at the CSX viaduct with an abandoned track going under it.

It should be on I-95 looking towards the city on the southbound side. you should see the viaduct with a train sitting under it after having crossed the river.

Please change it. Thank you.