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CSX - Occoquan River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bob Kirkpatrick

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BH Photo #112852

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Occoquan River on Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad
Location
Woodbridge, Prince William County, Virginia, and Fairfax County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- Gustav Lindenthal of Brno, Cisleithania, Austro-Hungarian Empire (Now known as Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic)
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad (RFP)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 255.0 ft.
Total length: 920.0 ft.
Also called
RFP - Occoquan River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66730, -77.24033   (decimal degrees)
38°40'02" N, 77°14'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/305089/4282239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Belvoir
Inventory number
BH 36351 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2014: Updated by Tim Reilly: Added Year Built, Builder, Approach design, and Owner Type. Year Built and builder information comes from the book One Hundred Fifty Years of History Along the RF&P Railroad by William Griffin Jr.
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • March 15, 2008: New photos from Bob Kirkpatrick
  • March 7, 2008: Added by Bob Kirkpatrick

Sources 

  • Bob Kirkpatrick - madresfield [at] verizon [dot] net
  • Nathan Holth
  • Tim Reilly