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NS - North Matewan Railroad Bridge

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NS - North Matewan Railroad Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Billy Hager in 2016

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BH Photo #464597

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tug Fork on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Mingo County, West Virginia, and Pike County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by new bridges in April 2020
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.62649, -82.18176   (decimal degrees)
37°37'35" N, 82°10'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/395718/4165030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delbarton
Inventory number
BH 54419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2020: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder to pre-existing category
  • April 30, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 7, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 11, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Riveted", "Skewed", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke