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Seaboard System Railroad Overpass

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2018

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BH Photo #426491

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over SCLRR on SBDRR
Location
Suffolk, Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1906
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.73952, -76.56029   (decimal degrees)
36°44'22" N, 76°33'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360694/4067111 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81420 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 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