Burnsville Bridge

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Burnsville Bridge
Burnsville Bridge.jpg
Burnsville Bridge in December 2011
Burnsville Bridge is located in West Virginia
Burnsville Bridge
Burnsville Bridge is located in the US
Burnsville Bridge
Location Old Bridge St. over the Little Kanawha River, Burnsville, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°51′19″N 80°39′25″W / 38.85528°N 80.65694°W / 38.85528; -80.65694Coordinates: 38°51′19″N 80°39′25″W / 38.85528°N 80.65694°W / 38.85528; -80.65694
Area less than one acre
Built 1893
Architect Variety Iron Works Company
Architectural style Pratt-Through Truss
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP March 17, 1995

Burnsville Bridge is a historic Pratt-Through Truss bridge located at Burnsville, Braxton County, West Virginia. It was built in 1893, by the Variety Iron Works Company or Cleveland, Ohio and crosses the Little Kanawha River. It consists of two Truss spans and one girder span. The three spans are 44 feet, 138 feet, 3 inches, and 23 feet, 9 inches. The structure is supported on two stone piers and a stone abutment.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Thomas Lee Crutchfield and Laura Crutchfield (April 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Burnsville Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.