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Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 4

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2017

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BH Photo #379822

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    Description 

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    Facts 

    Overview
    Deck plate girder bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
    Location
    Roanoke, Virginia
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1906
    Builder
    - American Bridge Co. of New York
    Railroads
    - Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
    - Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
    Design
    Deck plate girder multi beam
    Dimensions
    Span length: 50.0 ft.
    Total length: 50.0 ft.
    Deck width: 27.0 ft.
    Also called
    Boulevard Street SW Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 4
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +37.27984, -79.97737   (decimal degrees)
    37°16'47" N, 79°58'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    17/590656/4126407 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Roanoke
    Inventory number
    BH 69744 (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