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Manchester Canal Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in November 2017

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BH Photo #411483

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates. Date and builder per John Marvig

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Manchester Canal on NSRR
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 132.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.52686, -77.43963   (decimal degrees)
37°31'37" N, 77°26'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/284421/4156118 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 79481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,348)
Curved (408)
Deck girder (4,963)
Girder (8,965)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,526)
Open (38,383)
Owned by railroad (10,920)
Plate girder (6,822)
Railroad (14,227)
Richmond, Virginia (43)
Skewed (4,801)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,482)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,607)
Virginia (1,096)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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

Comments 

Manchester Canal Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge
Posted November 21, 2017, by John Marvig

In the last photo, looks like the bridge was built between 1900 and 1910 by American Bridge Company.