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By:Jake Mensel
Dates:1/1/2004 - 12/31/2004
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NS Winston Salem District (R-Line)
Title:  NS Winston Salem District (R-Line)
Description:  The NS R-Line looking South towards Hill Top Junction, where the old Danville & Western Joined the N&W.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:28:48 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Hill Top Junction
Title:  Hill Top Junction
Description:  View of the Junction at Fieldale where the D&W joined the N&W. Lower Track is the Hill Top Branch, upper track is the NS R-Line.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:29:11 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Hilltop Branch Bridge
Title:  Hilltop Branch Bridge
Description:  The Old Wood and Concrete Bridge on the Hilltop Branch, as seen from the Steel Bridge on the R-Line.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:29:34 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  269   Comments: 0
Builder's Plate on the R-Line Bridge
Title:  Builder's Plate on the R-Line Bridge
Description:  The steel bridge was built in 1927 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Works.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:29:52 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  161   Comments: 0
CPL Signals at Milepost 63.6
Title:  CPL Signals at Milepost 63.6
Description:  N&W CPL Signals still run most of the R-Line, including this Northbound Signal at Milepost 63.6, just south of Hill Top Junction.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:52:18 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  287   Comments: 0
Bridges
Title:  Bridges
Description:  Both the Bridges as seen from the Woods near Highway 57.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:51:44 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  157   Comments: 0
Steel Truss Bridge on the R-Line
Title:  Steel Truss Bridge on the R-Line
Description:  Truss Bridge as seen from below the Wooden Trestle on the hilltop Branch.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:30:29 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  180   Comments: 0
Hilltop Branch looking East
Title:  Hilltop Branch looking East
Description:  Looking East towards Martinsville on the NS Hilltop Branch. Looks to be Well Maintained.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:30:59 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Ties on an Abandoned Spur
Title:  Ties on an Abandoned Spur
Description:  This spur at one time served a mill on the other side of Highway 57. All that remains now are the ties.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:31:16 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Inside Loading Dock
Title:  Inside Loading Dock
Description:  The Abandoned Spur leads to this inside unloading dock in an Abandoned Mill.
Photo Date:  3/6/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:50:56 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  252   Comments: 0
D&W Depot
Title:  D&W Depot
Description:  East side of the old Danville & Western Depot. There was apparently a wye that surrounded this station before the line was abandoned.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:32:09 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  174   Comments: 1
Bridge Supports in the river
Title:  Bridge Supports in the river
Description:  These Wooden Bridge Supports once carried the D&W Tracks across the river to the Station, and then on to Stuart, VA.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:33:06 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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D&W Station
Title:  D&W Station
Description:  South Side (Platform Side) of the old D&W depot. Roof is collapsing and building is deteriorating fast.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:32:27 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  119   Comments: 0
D&W Station
Title:  D&W Station
Description:  North Side of the Station, showing even more roof damage. Too bad something isn't being done to save this station.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:32:43 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Hilltop Branch Bridge
Title:  Hilltop Branch Bridge
Description:  Bridge Seen from the Road. Obviously it's still in use or NS wouldn't have put that sign there.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:33:28 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  183   Comments: 0
R-Line Truss Bridge
Title:  R-Line Truss Bridge
Description:  Seen from the embankment above the Hilltop Branch.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:33:50 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  218   Comments: 0
Grade Crossing
Title:  Grade Crossing
Description:  Both Signals on the Right-Hand side of the Road due to the hill on the other side.
Photo Date:  3/7/2004  Upload Date: 3/7/2004 10:34:11 PM
Location:  Fieldale, VA
Author:  Jake Mensel
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Views:  204   Comments: 0


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