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Downing Bridge (Old)

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Downing Bridge (Old)

1927 view

Photo from Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Rappahannock River on US 360
Location
Essex County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 5,442.0 ft. (1.0 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93156, -76.85495   (decimal degrees)
37°55'54" N, 76°51'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/336982/4199843 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88703 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1927 (840)
Built during 1920s (9,728)
Essex County, Virginia (3)
Lost (23,588)
Lost 1963 (73)
Lost during 1960s (679)
Movable (2,898)
Over a mile long (293)
Owned by state (15,591)
Replaced by new bridge (15,750)
Swing (1,405)
Through truss (14,624)
Total length over 2500 feet (884)
Truss (32,084)
Virginia (1,182)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs