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CSX - Fulton Gas Works Bridge

Photos 

Looking West. Fulton Gas Works gasometer skeleton in foreground

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in November 2017

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BH Photo #411371

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Fulton Gas works/Gillie Ck/City streets on CSXTRR
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Lackawanna Steel Co. of Lackawanna, New York
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 2,196.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Skew angle
10 degrees
Also called
CSX - Gillies Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.52047, -77.41410   (decimal degrees)
37°31'14" N, 77°24'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/286659/4155350 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 79484 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,498)
Built 1925 (1,237)
Built during 1920s (9,558)
CSX Railroad (1,382)
Deck girder (5,100)
Girder (9,225)
Have street view (25,513)
Lackawanna Steel Co. (17)
Open (38,325)
Owned by railroad (11,186)
Plate girder (7,031)
Railroad (14,424)
Richmond, Virginia (44)
Riveted (2,054)
Skewed (4,813)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,191)
Steel stringer (5,666)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,745)
Virginia (1,109)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 20, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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