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N&W Franklin Road Overpass

Photo 

Norfolk & Western Railway Bridge

Still has the Norfolk & Western lettering on both sides more than thirty years after the merger with Southern Railway that created Norfolk Southern.

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

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BH Photo #251110

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Franklin Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25283, -79.95198   (decimal degrees)
37°15'10" N, 79°57'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/592940/4123435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory number
BH 55866 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Girder (8,646)
Have street view (24,116)
Norfolk & Western Railway (311)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,496)
Open (37,558)
Owned by railroad (10,512)
Plate girder (6,613)
Railroad (13,876)
Roanoke, Virginia (36)
Skewed (4,790)
Southern Railway (214)
Through girder (3,217)
Virginia (1,084)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2013: Updated by Chris P.: Bridge loacted in Roanoke City not Roanoke County
  • March 22, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Southern Railway", "Norfolk & Western Railway", "Railroad"
  • March 22, 2013: Added by Joseph Hinson

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