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Commonwealth Railway Overpass

Photos 

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2018

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BH Photo #425907

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSXTRR on CWRY
Location
Suffolk, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Commonwealth Railway
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Norfolk, Franklin, & Danville Railway (NF&D)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.73825, -76.56355   (decimal degrees)
36°44'18" N, 76°33'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360401/4066975 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81414 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2018: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 29, 2018: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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