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NS - Clinch River Bridge

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Norfolk Southern Clinchport Bridge

Norfolk Southern SW Virginia Division Railroad Bridge, across the Clinch River at Clinchport, VA

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2009

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BH Photo #144831

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Clinch River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Clinchport
Location
Clinchport, Scott County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Skewed Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.67217, -82.74883   (decimal degrees)
36°40'20" N, 82°44'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/343723/4059930 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinchport
Inventory numbers
VA 16592 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 43190 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2018: New photos from Timothy and Joann Phillips
  • August 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI
  • April 7, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Added GPS Coordinates, Construction date and Bridge buidler
  • August 10, 2009: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • August 9, 2009: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Luke
  • Timothy and Joann Phillips