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Norfolk Southern Railway

Reporting mark: NS
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INRD - Fall Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Part of the second oldest rail line in Indiana, this bridge helped connect Indianapolis with Kokomo, Peru, Plymouth, and Michigan City. Today Indiana Transportation Museum uses this line for excursions including the annual Indiana State Fair Train.
Pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on Railroad in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

ISRY - 243rd Avenue Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 243rd Ave. on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to traffic

ISRY - 645th Avenue Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Grade separation project started & completed in 1938.
Concrete deck girder bridge over 645th Avenue on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

ISRY - IA2 Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over IA2 on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

ISRY - Moulton Junction Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946 per Wabash bridge book
Deck plate girder bridge over former Rock Island RR on Iowa Southern Railway
Open for traffic

ISRY - Udell Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Originally put in place by Wabash Railroad
Pony plate girder bridge over abandoned railroad (former Rock Island) on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to traffic

ITM - IN-19 Overpass (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built 1936. On the second oldest rail line in Indiana, the bridge now has a walkway attached to the East(North)side of structure for trail from downtown Noblesville to Forrest Park. ITM runs excursions often over this bridge.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over State Road 19 on Hoosier Heritage Port Authority property/Indiana Transportation Museum operator(nee Norfolk Southern, N&W, NKP, Peru and Indianapolis Railroad) in Noblesville
Open to traffic

ITM - Morse Reservoir Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
This bridge was probably constructed to replace an earlier bridge over creek. Later, Reservoir constructed (1956) and this bridge was probably built to handle new demands
Deck plate girder bridge over Current Morse Reservoir, past Cicero Creek on Hoosier Heritage Port Authority property/Indiana Transportation Museum operator(ex-Norfolk Southern, N&W, NKP, Lake Erie & Western, Peru and Indianapolis Railroad) in Cicero
Open to traffic

ITM - White River Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built to carry trains from Indianapolis to Michigan City, this rail line is said to be the second oldest in Indiana. Today used by ITM excursions. Around 2001-2002, walkway attached to North side for new trail.
Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Hoosier Heritage Port Authority owned, Indiana Transportation Museum operated(nee Peru and Indianapolis, Lake Erie and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk and Western, Norfolk Southern Railway) and White R
Open to traffic

Jackson Street Overpass (Old) (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Steel stringer bridge over NS RR on Jackson Street
Replaced by a new bridge

JAIL - Huntoon Creek Bridge (Ingham County, Michigan)
Stone arch bridge over Huntoon Creek on Jackson and Lansing Railroad
Open to traffic

Jarvis Street Erie Lackawanna Railway Bridge (Broome County, New York)
built 1930
Slab bridge over Jarvis St on ELRR/NSRR/CRRR
Open to traffic

Jarvis Street Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Broome County, New York)
built 1930
Slab bridge over Jarvis St on ELRR/NSRR/CRRR
Open to traffic

Jefferson Street Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1926
Concrete arch bridge over N&S Railroad Yard on Jefferson Street in Roanoke
Open to traffic

Kates Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Kates Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

KBSR - Wabash River Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Through Truss 2 Track bridge(currently single track) once shared by the New York Central and Nickel Plate railroads. Reconfiguration of adjacent SR 26 and CSX and NS tracks forced realignment of East approach causing removal of 1 track.
Through truss bridge over Wabash River and local walking trail on Kankakee Beaverville and Southern Railroad(nee Conrail(New York Central, Penn Central) AND Norfolk Southern Railway(Lake Erie and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk and Western) in La
Open to traffic

KCS - Chunky River Bridge (East) (Newton County, Mississippi)
Built 1905 by A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City
Pratt through truss bridge over Chunky River on Railroad (KCS)
Open to traffic

KCS - Chunky River Bridge (West) (Newton County, Mississippi)
Built 1905 by A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City
Pratt through truss bridge over Chunky River on Railroad (KCS)
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Piasa Creek Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
plate girder bridge over Little Piasa Creek on Southern Railway
Plate Girder bridge over Little Piasa Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway in Godfrey
Open to traffic

Keating Summit Bridge (Potter County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891 by the Union Bridge Co., demolished by implosion Jan. 2018
Pony truss bridge over WNY&P RR (former NS, Conrail, PRR) on TR 305 (Bush Hill Road)
Removed but not replaced

Kelly Drive Bridge - SEPTA Norristown Line (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890
Stone arch bridge over Kelly Drive (East River) on SEPTA Norristown Branch)
Open to traffic

Kentucky & Indiana Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1912; Interurban traffic ends 1946; road deck partially collapsed and closed to northbound traffic. Company employees can use southbound lane.
Through truss railroad bridge over Ohio River between Louisville and New Albany
Open to railroad traffic

Kings Creek Railroad Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kings Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KXHR - Forks Of The River Bridge (Knox County, Tennessee)
from dismantled single-track bridges at Strawberry Plains & Charleston, TN
Three-span Warren through truss bridge over Holston River on former Southern Railway (later NS) and now Knoxville & Holston River Railroad
Open to traffic

Lake Avenue Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1928; replaced 2011
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Lake Avenue
Lost

Lake Street Bridge (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930
Wooden bridge over Norfolk & Western Railroad on Lake Street in Girard
Closed to all traffic in 2011 and replaced in 2018

Lake Street Lackawanna Trail Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Built 1933
Slab bridge over Lake Street on Lackawanna Trail (Inactive NSRR)
Open to pedestrians only

LC - Catawba River Bridge (York County, South Carolina)
Replaced an earlier structure lost in the Flood of 1916
Deck truss bridge over Catawba River on Lancaster and Chester Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

LC - Kershaw-Camden Highway Bridge (Lancaster County, South Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Kershaw-Camden Highway on railroad
Open to traffic

LE&E - Mahoning River Bridge #2 (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Built sometime between March, 1912, to January, 1915
Bridge over Mahoning River/Norfolk Southern Railway on Abandoned Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad
Closed to all traffic

LE&E - Youngstown Interchange Viaduct (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mahoning River/Norfolk Southern on Abandoned rail line in Youngstown
Abandoned

Ledge Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Trestle (Granville County, North Carolina)
Timber stringer bridge over Ledge Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Lehigh Canal Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1949
Through truss bridge over Lehigh Canal on High Street in Glendon
Intact but closed to all traffic

LightRails (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1931
Concrete stringer bridge over 18th Street on Railroad (NS & CSX)
Open to traffic

Lincoln Highway over Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1959
Concrete arch bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on PA 30 in Greensburg
Open to traffic

Lookout Creek Norfolk Southern Bridge (Dade County, Georgia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lookout Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway


LV - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896-9
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on Lehigh Valley Railway
Abandoned

LV/NKP/Erie Bridge LL449B (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern (NKP Main Line) and Erie B&SW Division on LV Lehigh & Lake Erie Branch and Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned, spans over NS removed

Maggodee Creek (Trib) NS Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Built 1939
Deck plate girder bridge over Trib. Maggodee Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Maggodee Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Maggodee Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Coweta County, Georgia)
Built 1940
Timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Main Street
Closed to all traffic

Main Street NS RR Overpass (Warren County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NS Railroad on Main Street
Open to traffic

Main Street Overpass - NS Railroad (Madison County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over US 40 - Main Street on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

Manchester Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1973
Steel stringer bridge over James River/Haxall Canal/CSXTRR/Brown Island on 9th St
Open to traffic

Manchester Canal Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Manchester Canal on NSRR
Open to traffic

Maple Street Bridge (Boyle County, Kentucky)
Built 1930
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Maple Avenue (US 127) on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

Market Street Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Builty 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Market Street on NSRR
Open to traffic

Market Street Railroad Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1928
Bridge over Market Street on NS and Amtrak
Open to traffic

McArdle Viaduct No. 1 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1960
Through truss bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad on Mcardle Roadway in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Metra - Cal-Sag Canal Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Warren through truss bridge over Cal-Sag Channel on Norfolk Southern/Metra RR's
Open

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1925
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Marley Creek (aka N. Fork Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #3 (Will County, Illinois)
Original 55' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1930 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra/CN Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Original 95' frame trestle at this location built 1879; replaced by this bridge 1912
Pony/through girder bridge over Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

MetroLink - Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (Old) (St. Louis, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location, a through-plate iron girder bridge originally erected in 1890, was replaced by this bridge in 1928/29
Lost Concrete rigid frame bridge over Vandeventer Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway, then Metrolink
Replaced by new bridge

Mill Creek Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek and RRs on US 11 in Dupont
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Mill Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Mill Street Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1908 by American Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Mill Street (Old PA 88) in Fredericktown-Millsboro
Derelict/abandoned

Miller Ferry Road Underpass (Gordon County, Georgia)
Built 1947
Deck plate girder bridge over S-2857 Miller Ferry Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Millfield Railroad Bridge (Athens County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Sunday Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

MNCW - Moodna Viaduct (Orange County, New York)
Built 1906-08 for the Erie Railroad
Deck girder bridge over Moodna Creek, Orrs Mills Road and Otterkill Road on Metro-North's Port Jervis commuter line and Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

MNCW - Otisville Tunnel (Orange County, New York)
Built 1908 by Erie Railroad
Tunnel on Metro-North Railroad
Open to traffic

Monon Trail - Little Calumet River Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Reconstructed 2014
Steel stringer bridge over Little Calumet River on Monon Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Mountain Street Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1941 Deck plate girder bridge over E Mountain St/SR1005
Open to traffic

Murray Street Erie Lackawanna Railway Bridge (Broome County, New York)
Slab bridge over Murray St on ELRR/NSRR
Open

Murray Street Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Broome County, New York)
Slab bridge over Murray St on ELRR/NSRR
Open to traffic

N&W - 3rd Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1901
1901 Deck plate girder bridge over 3rd St/Fogle St/field on NWRR/NSRR
Intact but closed to all traffic

N&W Franklin Road Overpass (Roanoke, Virginia)
Bridge over Franklin Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

N&W Railroad Roanoke River Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1906 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Roanoke River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NC 33 Bridge (Beaufort County, North Carolina)
Built 1935
Concrete tee beam bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on NC 33
Replaced by a new bridge

Neuse River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Johnston County, North Carolina)
Built 1929
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Neuse River on NSRR
Open to traffic

New Hope Road Chesapeake Western Railway Bridge (Staunton, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over New Hope Road on CORR/CSXTRR
Closed

New River Drive Bridge (Radford, Virginia)
Stone arch bridge over New River Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Norfolk and Western Railway))
Open to traffic

Nickel Plate IMC Country Road 900 North underpass (Miami County, Indiana)
Steel stringer bridge over Miami County Road 900 North on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others)
Nickel Plate Trail now open

Nickel Plate IMC County Road 100 West underpass (Miami County, Indiana)
Once part of the "IMC" division of the Nickel Plate Road running trains between Indianapolis and Michigan City. Abandoned in 1999, and railbanked. Indiana Trails Fund got ownership, later Nickel Plate Trail group, and converted into a trail.
Timber stringer bridge over County Road 100 West on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern (nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others), north of Denver
Open as part of Nickel Plate Trail October 2010

Nickel Plate IMC Crazy Creek bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Timber stringer bridge over Crazy Creek on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others) in Denver
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate IMC Eel River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
This former bridge on the
Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on "Nickel Plate Trail", formerly Norfolk Southern Railway (Nee N&W, NKP, Lake Erie & Western, others) in Denver
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate IMC Pipe Creek Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Once part of the Peru and Indianapolis Railroad to connect those two cities(2nd oldest in Indiana), Later saw NYC trains use this line as well. Last used by Central Railroad of Indy RR before abandonment in 1999. IMC denotes Indy to Michigan City.
Deck girder bridge over Pipe Creek on Nickel Plate Trail, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis, others) in Bunker Hill
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate Road Deer Creek bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Built to carry the second oldest rail line in Indiana from Indy to Peru, later Nickel Plate's IMC division, railroad abandoned in 1999, today it is part of the "Nickel Plate Trail" from Cassville just North of Kokomo through Peru and onto Rochester.
Steel stringer bridge over Deer Creek on former Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road IMC line, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis Railroads)
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate Trail - South Fork Deer Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Once part of the second oldest rail line in Indiana, this bridge was used by trains travelling from Indianapolis to Peru and Michigan City. Last used by rail in early 1990's. Line railbanked and abandoned in 1999. Trail paved and open 2010.
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek South Fork on Nickel Plate Trail
Open to pedestrians

Nickel Plate Trail - Wabash River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
one of the oldest rail lines in Indiana, this bridge was built by Nickel Plate Road(later Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern). Last used by Central Railroad of Indy, Now Railbanked and property of Indiana Trails Fund
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway, soon Nickel Plate Trail in Peru
Open to pedestrians on Nickle Plate Trail

Nickel Plate Trail Little Weesau Creek Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Weesau Creek on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others)
Open to pedstrians on the Nickle Plate Trail

Nickel Plate-St. Mary's River Bridge (Northern) (Allen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895 by the Nickel Plate Railroad
Camelback through truss bridge over St Mary's River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NJT - Belleville Avenue Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belleville Avenue (Route 506) on New Jersey Transit


NJT - DB Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1899; removed from service 2002
Pratt through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

NJT - Delair Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 as a swing bridge, lift span added in 1960; was the first bridge from Philadelphia to New Jersey
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River on NJTransit and Conrail Shared Assets Operations (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

NJT - Garden State Parkway Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway on Railroad
Don't know

NJT - Mill Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Street & Second River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NJT - New Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over New Street on New Jersey Transit


NJT - North Broad Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over North Broad Street on New Jersey Transit


NKP - Buffalo River Bascule Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1913
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly Nickel Plate RR)
Abandoned c1986 in favor of adjacent Buffalo Creek-Conrail bridge and left raised

NKP - Kokomo Creek bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Deck girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis), soon possibly trail in Kokomo
Derelict/abandoned

NKP - Prairie Ditch bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
This wooden bridge carried the former IMC division of NKP Railroad from Peru to Michigan City and was the start of a large grade in Northern Miami County. Arsonist burned the bridge in the 1990's and it was quickly abandoned. Charred pieces remain.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Prairie Ditch on Nickel Plate Trail(former Lake Erie and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern Railway, Central Railroad of Indy, Indiana Hi-Rail Railroads) in Peru
Destroyed by fire

NKP - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Abandoned Winamac Southern Railway in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic, awaiting trail development

NO&N - Tchefuncte River Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Lost through truss bridge over Tchefuncte River on New Orleans & Northeastern
Removed but not replaced

Norfolk and Western & Southen-Chapel Hill Street Overpass (W) (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1960
Steel stringer bridge over W Chapel Hill St on NSRR
Open to traffic

Norfolk and Western and Southern-Chapel Hill Street Overpass (E) (Durham County, North Carolina)
Built 1960
Steel stringer bridge over W Chapel Hill St on NSRR/SALRR/N&W & Southern RR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge (Bristol, Virginia)
Built in 1948 for the Norfolk and Western Railroad
Concrete rigid frame bridge over East Valley Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Norfolk and Western)
Open to traffic

Norfolk Franklin & Danville Railroad Bridge (Isle of Wight County, Virginia)
Built 1936
Deck plate girder bridge over Carrsville Highway on NSRR


Norfolk Southern - Broadway Avenue Overpass (Blount County, Tennessee)
Built 1972
Bridge over E Broadway Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern - Yazoo River Bridge (Leflore County, Mississippi)
Built 1932
Warren through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic