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Lowell Pedestrian Bridge

Map 

Description 

The bridge has a pedestrian walkway, but it was closed to all traffic in 2017.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greenbrier River on Pedestrian Trail
Location
Summers County, West Virginia
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Bypassed 1949 to make an easier curve for newer steam engines
Railroads
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.65251, -80.72978   (decimal degrees)
37°39'09" N, 80°43'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523836/4167295 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alderson
Inventory number
BH 76426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (66)
Closed (2,442)
Girder (8,174)
Owned by state (13,898)
Plate girder (6,276)
Rail-to-trail (1,310)
Railroad (13,240)
Summers County, West Virginia (7)
Through girder (3,029)
West Virginia (1,287)

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2017: Updated by Brian Powell: closed 2017
  • April 6, 2017: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Chesapeake & Ohio Railway", "Railroad", "Rail-to-trail"

Sources 

  • Brian Powell
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com