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NS - East River Bridge

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NS Coal train crossing

Photo taken by Troy Nolen in October 2010

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Video 

NS Northbound coal train crossing

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Street Views 

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Overview
Deck girder bridge over I-77 and Rocky Hollow on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Mercer County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Curved Deck plate girder
Also called
NS - I77 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.33942, -81.06113   (decimal degrees)
37°20'22" N, 81°03'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/494585/4132527 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeton
Inventory number
BH 46377 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 12, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 3, 2015: Updated by Kelly McClanahan: Updated creek name, via quad map
  • March 8, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Virginian Railway"
  • January 28, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name
  • October 7, 2012: Photo imported by Ben Tate
  • January 9, 2011: New Street View added by Jacob P. Bernard
  • January 8, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • September 30, 2010: New video from Jacob P. Bernard
  • September 29, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Luke
  • Kelly McClanahan
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

NS East River Bridge
Posted March 8, 2013, by Loyd Lowry (loydplowry [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was constructed by the Virginian Railway.

I-77 Railroad Bridge
Posted January 28, 2013, by Joseph Hinson (joethephotog [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I believe it should be N&W, but am open for corrections.

I-77 Railroad Bridge
Posted January 27, 2013, by John Clark (nycjdclark [at] aol [dot] com)

Was this bridge built by the N&W RR or the Virginian RR? Also, do you how old it is?

Thank you,

John Clark