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NS - Powell River Trestle

Photos 

Deckgirderlong

Long view of trestle

Photo taken by Bob Lawrence in January 2012

BH Photo #222639

Map 

Description 

This trestle replaced an earlier timber structure. Replacement date unknown.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork of Powell River on Norfolk & Southern
Location
Wise County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replaced an earlier timber trestle at some unknown time. Line was constructed in 1925 or 1926
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 390.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.86342, -82.74082   (decimal degrees)
36°51'48" N, 82°44'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/344825/4081136 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Stone Gap
Inventory number
BH 50766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Continuous (2,294)
Deck girder (4,987)
Girder (9,025)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,529)
Open (38,315)
Owned by railroad (10,956)
Plate girder (6,863)
Railroad (14,253)
Steel Trestle (151)
Tall Bridges (319)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,854)
Virginia (1,102)
Wise County, Virginia (26)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2012: Added by Bob Lawrence