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B&O Railroad Sutton Subdivision Bridge No. 1

Photos 

View, Looking South, Showing Abutments Of Bridge No. 1

Photo taken by Willis Cook, September 1985 for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126382

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Local Road on Baltimore & Ohio Railway (Abandoned) near Gassaway
Location
Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia
History
Built 1909 by Coal & Coke Railway; Abandoned June 20, 1985
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Masonry arch of S2 sandstone.
Dimensions
Span length: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 12.0 ft.
Deck width: 31.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.65538, -80.77008   (decimal degrees)
38°39'19" N, 80°46'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/520005/4278559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gassaway
Inventory number
BH 37680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WV-34 - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Stone Bridges 1 & 2, Between Gassaway & Sutton, Gassaway vicinity, Braxton County, WV