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New River Trail Powder Mill Branch

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Photo taken by Timothy and Joann Phillips in September 2018

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Overview
Deck Plate Girder bridge over Powder Mill Branch and Holly Lane on New River Trail (Formerly Norfolk and Western Railway)
Location
Ivanhoe, Wythe County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians, Bicycles, Horses
History
This trestle is part of the New River Trail. In 1986 Norfolk Southern donated the rail corridor to the state, and by the late 1990's 57 miles of trail corridor were complete.
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck Plate Girder, Timber stringer, wood trestle
Also called
New River Trail State Park Bridge 012
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.82958, -80.95290   (decimal degrees)
36°49'46" N, 80°57'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/504199/4075968 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2021: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Railroad", "New River Trail State Park", "Riveted"
  • September 30, 2018: Added by Timothy and Joann Phillips

Sources 

  • Timothy and Joann Phillips
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com