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B&O Railroad Sutton Subdivision Bridge No. 2

Photos 

View, Looking North, Snowing Arch Detail Of Bridge No. 2

Photo taken by Willis Cook, September 1985 for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126387

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Local Road on Baltimore & Ohio Railway (Abandoned) in Gassaway
Location
Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia
Status
Closed to all traffic
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: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.65408, -80.76429   (decimal degrees)
38°39'15" N, 80°45'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/520509/4278416 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gassaway
Inventory number
BH 37681 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Fixed spelling based on LOC description and comment
  • 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
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

B&O Railroad Sutton Subdivision Bridge No. 2
Posted January 12, 2012, by Linda (Hashman) Veltre (linda_veltre [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Several references were made here to a town you show as Cassaway and that is misspelled...it is Gassaway, with a 'G'. I should know: I was born in Gassaway in 1952 and raised there. Please make these corrections to your website. Thanks so much.