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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