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Cartersville Bridge

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Cartersville Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in June 2009

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BH Photo #141964

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned composite wood and iron pratt through truss bridge over James River
Location
Cumberland County, Virginia, and Goochland County, Virginia
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1884; Damaged by flood in 1972 and the two end spans and piers remain
Railroad
- Richmond & Alleghany Railroad Co. (RA)
Design
Composite Wood and Iron Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 159.0 ft.
Total length: 843.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 1972
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.66977, -78.08723   (decimal degrees)
37°40'11" N, 78°05'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/756904/4173169 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cartersville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 72001390 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 42903 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2020: Updated by Jimmy Walters: Added category "One-lane traffic"
  • November 23, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 26, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Railroad", "Rail-to-road"
  • October 3, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 29, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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Comments 

Cartersville Bridge
Posted November 13, 2012, by russ randolph (rescue30 [at] msn [dot] com)

i crossed that bridge a year before it got washed out. i was so sad. i loved that bridge

i have some good pictures of it