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Roanoke Locomotive Shop Pedestrian Bridge (S)

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Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2017

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BH Photo #379638

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Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NSRR on Pedestrian Path
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914
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
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.0 ft.
Total length: 99.0 ft.
Deck width: 7.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.27282, -79.93277   (decimal degrees)
37°16'22" N, 79°55'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/594618/4125671 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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