NS - Mill Creek Concrete Arch
Mill Creek Concrete Arch Railroad Bridge
Photo taken by John Ruppe in July 2019
BH Photo #453495
This bridge is on "The Loops" of the Norfolk Southern Asheville- Salisbury mainline. It is near Andrews Geyser in the Old Fort, N.C. vicinity.
It is used by rail traffic on an everyday basis.
The railroad began as the 5 ft. gauge Western N.C. Railroad. Then Richmond & Danville. Followed by Southern Railway and finally Norfolk Southern.
Notice the erosion damage to the on the right side of the bridge. There is a corrugated metal support on the far right of the photo that has been attached for support.
- Closed-spandrel bridge over Mill Creek on Railroad
- McDowell County, North Carolina
- Open to traffic, but
- - Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Closed-spandrel arch bridge.
- Also called
- Mill Creek Bridge No. 009
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +35.64869, -82.23981 (decimal degrees)
35°38'55" N, 82°14'23" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/387762/3945691 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 86148 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 30, 2019: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Design
- July 30, 2019: Added by John Ruppe
- Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com