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SAL - Stoney Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bridge overview

Photo taken by Dylan Clarke

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BH Photo #545670

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Stony Creek on CSX Norlina Subdivision
Location
Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
May be reused for Tobacco Heritage Trail or Southern HSR; No current plans yet.
History
Built by the Seaboard Air Line 1926, abandoned with the rest of the Norlina Subdivision 1987.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 351.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.06692, -77.59888   (decimal degrees)
37°04'01" N, 77°35'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/268942/4105456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dinwiddie
Inventory number
BH 64651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2022: New photos from Dylan Clarke
  • December 13, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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Comments 

SAL - Stoney Creek Bridge
Posted November 22, 2022, by Dylan Clarke (bebodc05 [at] icloud [dot] com)

Anybody willing to take a stab at trying to read this? For some reason the builders decided to place the contractor's plaque at the top of the abutment where it's impossible to see. All I can read is that the top line is the engineer and the second is the contractor