New River Bridge (Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Piney Creek Subdivision)

The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Piney Creek Subdivision Bridge spans New River at Prince, West Virginia. This three-span thru truss bridge was constructed by the A&P Roberts Company and Pendoyd Iron Works of Pendoyd, Pennsylvania in 1899 1 for the C&O’s Piney Creek Subdivision. It parallels West Virginia Route 41 and climbs Piney Gorge to a small rail yard at Raleigh.2

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  • Designation: CSX, formerly Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad
  • Crosses: New River
  • Bridge Type: Parker through truss
  1. Bridge plaque.
  2. Hopkins, John. “THE CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY.” March 15, 2007 Article.

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