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Virginian - Lake Kilby Bridge

Photo 

Bridge in background, looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2018

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BH Photo #426675

Map 

Description 

The site of a train disaster in 1837, which killed 4 and injured up to 43.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Lake Kilby on Abandoned Railroad
Location
Suffolk, Virginia
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.73320, -76.60613   (decimal degrees)
36°43'60" N, 76°36'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/356589/4066478 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Suffolk
Inventory number
BH 58041 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,756)
Deck girder (5,910)
Girder (10,511)
Plate girder (8,159)
Railroad (15,863)
Suffolk, Virginia (20)
Virginia (1,274)
Virginian Railway (63)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2018: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 16, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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