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Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 2

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2017

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BH Photo #379803

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Description 

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 210.0 ft.
Also called
Boulevard Street SW Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.27900, -79.97704   (decimal degrees)
37°16'44" N, 79°58'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/590686/4126313 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory number
BH 69742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 18, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: added date, builder
  • November 17, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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