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C&O - Merrill Coal Co Spur Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Guyandotte River on Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Location
Logan County, West Virginia
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1920; Demolished 2014
Railroad
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
Design
Through truss
Also called
C&O - Guyandotte River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.89868, -81.99230   (decimal degrees)
37°53'55" N, 81°59'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/412757/4195037 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Henlawson
Inventory number
BH 50451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

A-frame portal (395)
Built 1920 (905)
Built during 1920s (8,770)
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (63)
Deck girder (4,500)
Girder (7,957)
Logan County, West Virginia (13)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 2014 (223)
Lost during 2010s (2,003)
Plate girder (6,127)
Railroad (13,091)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,448)
West Virginia (1,271)

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added build date and info
  • June 8, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: demolished & added link to photos
  • December 6, 2011: Added by J.P.

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