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N&W Railroad Roanoke River Bridge

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1906 N&W Railroad Roanoke River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #161775

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Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Roanoke River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Also called
Norfolk and Western Railway Roanoke River Bridge
Norfolk Southern Railroad Roanoke River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25264, -79.94326   (decimal degrees)
37°15'09" N, 79°56'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593713/4123422 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory number
BH 44822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • April 10, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

N&W Railroad Roanoke River Bridge
Posted February 21, 2017, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

They looked brand new, right out of the box.

N&W Railroad Roanoke River Bridge
Posted February 20, 2017, by Andy Winegar

Nice job capturing the EMD SD70ACe-T4 demonstrators!