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Guest River Gorge Trail - Guest River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Timothy and Joann Phillips in August 2018

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #433238

Map 

Description 

Swedes Tunnel and this bridge nearby are a leisurely 10 or 12 minute hike from the parking area.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Guest River on Guest River Gorge Trail
Location
Wise County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Interstate Railroad (INT)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.91842, -82.44976   (decimal degrees)
36°55'06" N, 82°26'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/370864/4086803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coeburn
Inventory number
BH 57906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2018: Updated by Timothy and Joann Phillips: Added builder, build date and photos
  • September 9, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr
  • Timothy and Joann Phillips