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B&O - Poor House Road Bridge

Photo 

Poor House Road Tunnel Lexington VA

Photo taken by Kipp Teague in 2016

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #462663

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under abandoned B&O RR on Poor House Road
Location
Rockbridge County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932; rail line abandoned in 1942
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.84042, -79.39083   (decimal degrees)
37°50'26" N, 79°23'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/641591/4189329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lexington
Inventory numbers
VA 15679 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 47769 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,846)
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (441)
Built 1932 (936)
Built during 1930s (11,472)
Deck arch (11,092)
Have street view (26,181)
Open (39,137)
Rockbridge County, Virginia (19)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,286)
Stone arch (2,946)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,911)
Virginia (1,182)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2019: Updated by Jeff Wieland: Added category "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad"
  • December 19, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 20, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs