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Virginia-Carolina Railway Straight Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Timothy and Joann Phillips in March 2019

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #446075

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Straight Branch on Virginia Creeper Trail (formerly Virginia-Carolina Railway
Location
Washington County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
One of many bridges, many of them timber trestles, that are part of the Virginia Creeper Rails to Trails project.
Railroads
- Abingdon Coal & Iron Railroad (AC&I)
- Rail-to-trail
- Virginia-Carolina Railway (VC)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
Virginia Creeper trail bridge number 22
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.64334, -81.73921   (decimal degrees)
36°38'36" N, 81°44'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/433921/4055562 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84898 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2019: Added by Timothy and Joann Phillips

Sources 

  • Timothy and Joann Phillips